Just in: Saraki congratulates winners of Kwara election
Rahaman Abiola|March. 10, 2019
- Senate president, Bukola Saraki has congratulated winners of the general election held in Kwara state
- The former governor, in a post on his Facebook page, also thanked the people of Kwara for their support
- The senator said he wish the governor-elect, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, and other winners best of luck
Upon the declaration of All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, as the winner of the governorship election held in Kwara state, the Senate president, Bukola Saraki, has congratulated the winners of the election.
Saraki, a Peoples Democratic Party (APC) member, and former governor of Kwara, thanked the people of the state for their support in the just concluded general election.
The senator representing Kwara Central conceded defeat by extending a congratulating message to winners across levels.
Reacting to the pronouncement, the senator said in a post available on his verified Facebook page: ''I thank all Kwarans, particularly PDP supporters, who worked for the party in the just concluded elections. My congratulations go to Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq and all those who emerged at all levels. I wish them all the best.''
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He polled 331,546 votes to emerge as the winner of the highly anticipated election. It was previously reported that the APC candidate won in all the 16 local government areas in the state announced earlier leading his PDP's opponent, Hon Abdulrazaq Atunwa, with a margin of 216,792 votes.
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