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Chief Olusegun Obasanjo reacts to Fayemi’s Victory in Ekiti (READ LETTER PERSONALLY SIGNED BY HIM)

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Chief Olusegun Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has described the victory of Dr. Kayode Fayemi in the Ekiti gubernatorial elections as a “hard fought” proof that the people of Ekiti valued his leadership qualities.
The letter reads, “Indeed, your success at the polls after a hard-fought campaign is proof that the people of Ekiti State value your leadership and appreciate the efforts you have made thus far on their behalf.
“I salute you and all those who worked for your re-election.”

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Obasanjo, who said he received news of Fayemi’s election while on transit to Beijing, China, described the former Minister’s victory as a huge feat.
He added, “You will agree with me, no doubt, that the outcome of the election broadly reflects the choice of your people, who have, by their conduct, visibly demonstrated that they cherish you and will do their utmost to make you succeed.

Obasanjo lettter to Fayemi
Obasanjo lettter to Fayemi

“I urge you, therefore, to reciprocate their trust by doing everything you can to strengthen their faith in democracy and in its ability to bring about improved material conditions and better service delivery to them.
“You have fought and won the election and deserve to savour the victory. As you rejoice, however, I would urge that you should be magnanimous in victory and stretch a hand of fellowship to the other candidates who failed in their bid for elected office.

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“Such a gesture is not only charitable but should also help at this time to cool passions in the wider interest of Ekiti State in particular and Nigeria at large.
“I felicitate with you, once again, on your renewed mandate and, as you prepare for another four years at the helm of affairs of Ekiti State, I extend best wishes for your good health and the continued progress of Ekiti State under your able leadership.”

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