Be Humble and Magnanimous, Jonathan Tells Fayose
President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan heartily congratulates the
Governor-Elect of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose of the Peoples
Democratic Party (PDP) on his overwhelming victory in Saturday's
governorship election in the state.
President Jonathan also commends the Independent National Electoral
Commission (INEC), the Security Services and the good people of Ekiti
State for the successful and peaceful conduct of the elections in keeping
with the present administration's avowed commitment to ensuring that
elections in all parts of Nigeria are progressively freer, fairer and more
As Mr. Fayose readies himself to assume office in fulfillment of the
clearly expressed wish of his people, President Jonathan urges him to be
humble and magnanimous in victory and commit himself to forming an
administration that will work for the advancement of the interests of all
Ekiti people irrespective of their political affiliations or loyalties.
President Jonathan calls on Mr. Fayose to regard his second chance to
serve as Governor of Ekiti State as a sacred mandate from God Almighty and
his people which he must discharge with immense dedication, wisdom and
vigour to achieve a much more rapid pace of socio-economic development in
Ekiti State for the benefit of its people who resoundingly reaffirmed
their trust in his leadership by voting overwhelmingly for his election
The President assures Mr. Fayose that the Federal Government will give all
necessary support and assistance to his incoming administration and
cooperate fully with him in furtherance of the present administration's
objective of significantly improving the living conditions of Nigerians in
all parts of the country.
He wishes Mr. Fayose continued good health and a very successful second
tenure as governor of Ekiti State.