President Muhammadu Buhari has taken to his official Facebook page to congratulate the Anambra State Governor-elect, Prof. Charles Chukwuma Soludo on his victory at the polls on Saturday.
According to Buhari, he looked forward to working with Soludo towards the betterment of the state.
The president also commended the security agencies and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the success of the just concluded governorship election in Anambra State.
The post reads, “I congratulate Prof. Charles Chukwuma Soludo, the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) — and a member of the Presidential Economic Advisory Committee (PEAC) — on his victory in the Anambra State gubernatorial election.
“I commend the security agencies for their determination to ensure that the election went on as smoothly as possible, and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the successful conclusion of the exercise, despite the initial challenges encountered.
“I enjoin Prof Soludo to rally other stakeholders to tackle the enormous challenges confronting Anambra State and the Southeast in general.
“I look forward to working with him for the peace, security and development of Anambra State and the entire country”.
The Anambra State governorship election was held last week Saturday.
The Independent National Electoral Commission Commission (INEC) headquarters, on Wednesday declared Soludo, winner of the election.
APGA scored a total of 112,229 votes, PDP had 53,807 votes, APC secured 43,285 votes while YPP had 21,261 votes.