Senate President Lawan congratulated Akeredolu and the APC on the victory of its candidate at the election .
According to a statement by his media office, the Senate President said the triumph was well – deserved and heartwarming .
Lawan said , “ By the outcome of this election , the people of Ondo State have spoken in a loud and unambiguous voice that the APC offers the best platform for the pursuit of their development goals and political aspirations . ”
Similarly , Deputy Majority Leader of the Senate , Prof . Ajayi Boroffice , in a statement issued by his media aide , Kayode Fakuyi, described the election as “ credible ” and Akeredolu ’ s victory as “ richly deserved” .
He also commended INEC and security agencies for the roles they played in the election , while urging Akeredolu to be magnanimous in victory .