Akeredolu, who spoke at his Owo residence after casting his vote, also said the Independent National Electoral Commission ought to have test run the devices before election day
The running mate of Akeredolu, Hon. Agboola Ajayi, is from Kiribo town in Ese Odo Local Government Area. This is the first time that a minority will occupy such a position. So this may be a crucial factor. Apart from being a former Chairman, he has been a member of the House of Representatives representing Ilaje Ese Odo Federal Constituency. He is generally loved
He said that he would push the Federal Government to undertake more projects in the state, so as to create more jobs for the people.
The APC candidate said he would attract foreign investment to develop the state’s agricultural and natural resources
He also promised to restore electricity in Okitipupa LGA given that the area has not had power supply for more than two years
At the campaign, President Muhammadu Buhari; Vice President Yemi Osinbajo; the National Leader of the APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu; some prominent governors elected on the platform of the APC; and others heavyweights of the party were not at the rally.
The party had in a statement listed the absent party heavyweights as those to grace the event
The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Screening Committee has cleared seven aspirants for the party primaries ahead of the Oct. 11 gubernatorial bye-election in Adamawa.
In declaring Mimiko the validly elected candidate of the election, the tribunal, headed by Justice Andovar Ka’kan, dismissed the petitions brought before it by the candidates of the Action Congress of Nigeria in the election, Barrister Rotimi Akeredolu, and the Peoples Democratic Party, Barrister Olusola Oke