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Buhari: President won Ondo elections for APC – Daramola

President Muhammadu Buhari

Daramola made the comment on Wednesday, November 30, during a press briefing at the Presidential Villa.

The Minister of State for Niger Delta, Claudius Daramola has credited the victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Ondo governorship elections to President Muhammadu Buhari.

Daramola made the comment on Wednesday, November 30, during a press briefing at the Presidential Villa.

“The presence of our President on Nov. 19, in Akure, the Ondo State capital actually won the election for us because he spoke to the people and the people accepted him and they voted for us massively,” he said.

“And today we are happy for it, and I am saying here in the presence of the governor-elect that we will not fail the people of the state. We have given our promises to them and we will add to this, we will not leave any one of them out.

“Ondo state had been in opposition for almost four decades and today we are happy that today our people are out of political and economic bondage,” he added.

Daramola attended the press briefing with Plateau Governor, Simon Lalong, Ondo State Governor-Elect, Rotimi Akeredolu and his running mate, Agboola Ajayi.

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