By Bode Olagoke
All Progressives Congress (APC) has congratulated the candidate of All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) and the incumbent governor of Anambra state over his victory at the last Saturday’s election.
In a statement signed yesterday in Abuja by the party’s National Publicity Secretary, Malam Bolaji Abdullahi, also congratulated its candidate Tony Nwoye, for his performance at the election.
The statement read in part: “The All Progressives Congress (APC) wishes to congratulate Governor Willie Obiano who has been declared winner of the Anambra governorship election. We also congratulate our Party’s candidate, Dr Tony Nwoye, for his impressive performance at the election and his graciousness in conceding defeat.
“We commend the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for conducting what is regarded as a credible election, which passes the integrity test. Similarly, we praise the high level of dedication and professionalism displayed by the security agencies and other ad-hoc staff mobilised for the election.
“As a party, we believe the smooth conduct of the election, irrespective of its outcome, is a testimony to our party and President Muhammadu Buhari’s commitment to free, fair and transparent polls. We appeal to other candidates and parties who participated in the election to accept its outcome as a true reflection of the will of the Anambra people.”