Osun Elections: Jonathan Congratulates Aregbesola

JonathanPresident Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated Governor Rauf Aregbesola on his victory at the Saturday’s governorship election.

Jonathan in a statement by his spokesperson, Reuben Abati, said the peaceful conduct of the elections reaffirmed his administration’s determination to positively reform Nigeria’s electoral processes.

“The President commends the Independent National Electoral Commission and national security agencies for ensuring that the elections were free, fair, credible and peaceful in keeping with the avowed commitment of his Administration.

“President Jonathan also applauds the people of Osun State who came out en masse yesterday in all the local government areas of the state to peacefully and freely exercise their democratic right, trusting in his assurance that all necessary measures would be taken to ensure their safety and the sanctity of their votes.” Abati said.

“The President believes that the free, fair and peaceful conduct of the elections have fully reaffirmed his administration’s determination to positively reform Nigeria’s electoral processes.” Abati added.

President however, wished Aregbesola a successful second term in office.