In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 21st, September, 2020

“Opinion Polls Confirmed APC Will Win Edo Election, I Don’t Know What Occurred” -El-Rufai

"Opinion Polls Showed APC Will Win Edo Election, I Don’t Know What Happened" -El-Rufai

El-Rufai

Governor, Nasir El-Rufai

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has revealed that he was optimistic as much as three weeks in the past that his social gathering, the All Progressives Congress, would win the Edo State Governorship Election.

He mentioned opinion polls carried out had proven that the APC candidate, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, would win the election, including that he didn’t know what went improper within the final three weeks of the marketing campaign.

On Sunday, the Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Social gathering, Governor Godwin Obaseki, winner of the keenly contested election.

INEC’s Returning Officer, Prof. Akpofure Rim-Rukeh, mentioned Obaseki polled 307,955 votes to defeat his closest rival, Ize-Iyamu, who acquired 223,619 votes.

Obaseki was elected on APC’s platform in 2016 however defected to the PDP after being denied the ticket owing to intra-party squabbles.

Commenting on the event, the Kaduna State governor, who spoke on Monday morning whereas that includes throughout KadInvest 5.zero aired on Channels Tv, mentioned the election was “moderately first rate”.

El-Rufai mentioned, “We (APC) would have cherished to win and fairly frankly, I used to be optimistic as much as three weeks in the past; the polls indicated that we had been going to win. I don’t know what occurred within the final three weeks of the marketing campaign.

“As you recognize, numerous voters make up their minds within the final two weeks of the election. Many citizens resolve it doesn’t matter what occurs, that is how I’m voting however most individuals need to wait and make up their minds within the final two weeks.

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“Three weeks in the past, the polls clearly confirmed that APC was going to win however the outcome got here out in a different way from what we anticipated.

“Obaseki has gained, that’s it. You’ll be able to’t go into an election with out the potential for dropping.”

“The election was moderately first rate. We had been all nervous about violence however there was little or no violence or none in any respect,” he added.

The governor additionally pressured that the regime of  President Muhammadu Buhari was dedicated to free and honest elections.

The President had congratulated Obaseki on his re-election shortly after INEC introduced him because the winner of the ballot.

 

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