Toba Owojaiye reporting
In a gracious gesture, Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki extends warm congratulations to Senator Douye Diri, the incumbent Governor of Bayelsa State, on securing a triumphant re-election in the recently held Governorship election.
Governor Obaseki, in a statement released shortly after the results were declared, commended Diri’s victory, attributing it to the remarkable performance he has demonstrated during his tenure in the last four years. Obaseki emphasized the significance of people’s power, highlighting it as the driving force behind the success of any democratic process.
Obaseki stated, “I heartily congratulate my brother and friend, Senator Douye Diri, on his reelection as the Governor of Bayelsa State. Your well-deserved victory is a testament to your excellent performance in office in the last four years. It is a win for democracy, the people of Bayelsa State, and our great party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and also validates that truly, power belongs to the people.”
The Edo State Governor further conveyed his felicitations on behalf of the government and the citizens of Edo State. He extended his wishes for Senator Diri’s second term to usher in more progress, unity, and prosperity for the people of Bayelsa State and Nigeria as a whole.
The statement underscored the shared values and camaraderie between the two governors, emphasizing the broader implications of Diri’s victory for democratic principles and the PDP. Obaseki’s congratulatory message reflects a spirit of unity and cooperation among party members, strengthening the bond within the PDP.