Nigeria Elections 2015 “We’ll go back to drawing board,” Akala congratulates Ajimobi


Former Governor of Oyo State and Labour Party
gubernatorial candidate, Otunba Adebayo Alao-Akala ,
has congratulated Governor Abiola Ajimobi of the All
Progressives Congress on his re-election as the
Governor of the state.
Akala reportedly telephoned Ajimobi after he was given
a situation report from the collation centre, which
showed that the APC candidate had already won.
According to a release by Akala’s director of public
affairs, Oludare Ogunlana , his decision to
congratulate the governor was borne out of the need to
respect the people’s wish and in order for the state
forward to be moved forward, advising the governor to
be magnanimous in victory and device ways of taking
the state to higher heights.
He stressed that he did not see himself as a loser as
he heeded the people’s call to serve.
“Defeat makes people stronger. We will go back to the
drawing board to see where we went wrong and
readjust for future aspiration. Our supporters should
not be sad; rather they should be happy that a party
they joined few months ago is able to make a good
showing at the poll,” the statement said.
Governor Ajimobi defeated his major challengers to
retain the governorship seat in Oyo State. They include,
Teslim Folarin of the People’s Democratic Party,
Adewolu Ladoja of Accord Party and Alao-Akala of
Labour Party.


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