Afenifere, Igbo Group, CNPP, Congratulate Fayose

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The Pan Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, and the Conference

of Nigerian Political Parties(CNPP), on Sunday congratulated the

governor-elect of Ekiti, Mr Ayo Fayose.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that INEC on Saturday declared

Fayose, the PDP candidate, as winner of the governorship election in

Afenifere spokesman, Mr Yinka Odumakin, told NAN that the election of

Fayose reflected the people's choice.
“The Ekiti people have spoken and we congratulate the governor elect, ”

Odumakin said.
Odumakin, however, urged the governor-elect to utilise the opportunity of

his re-election to correct any mistakes he may have made during his first

“He should come to office with better maturity and make life better for

the Ekiti people, ” the afenifere spokesman said.
He further urged Fayose to govern with the fear of God and justify the

trust reposed in him by his people.
The South West Secretary of the CNPP, Mr Austin Nnorom, also urged Fayemi

to accept defeat in the spirit of sportsmanship.
He urged the people of Osun to emulate the conduct of Ekiti people by

making sure that their votes counted.
In a related development, the Ndigbo Cultural Society of Nigeria (NCSN)

has urged the governor-elect to ensure that the interests of the Ndigbo

community in the state were taken into consideration.

The group, in a congratulatory message signed by its President, Chief

Udoka Udeogaranya, said promoting a spirit of inclusion would enable

non-indigenes contribute their quota to the development of the state.