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Labour hails INEC roles in Edo election


The Secretary General, Textile Workers’ Union of Nigeria, Mr. Issa Aremu, has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the successful conduct of the Edo State governorship election.

In a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Kaduna, Aremu ”also hails Mr. Godwin Obaseki the winner in an election globally adjudged to be transparent, free and fair”.

It also acknowledged the role of other stakeholders including the contestants, political parties and security agents for cooperating with INEC at ensuring a peaceful election.

“We commends the good people of Edo State for turning out to vote the candidates of their choice and in particular for their abiding faith in democracy and the progressive direction of the Comrade Governor (Gov. Adam Oshiomhole of Edo). With such high participation, all Edo people are winners,” it stated.

The statement quoted Aremu as ”saluting the union members, market women, students, traders, professional bodies, applicants and people from all works of life who identified with the continuity of progressive and development governance in Edo State by voting the candidate of the APC”.

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