In what President Buhari called a ‘hard-fought victory’, Former Minister of Mine and Steel, Dr, Kayode Fayemi won the tumultuous Ekiti state election.
Political officers have come out in their numbers to congratulate Fayemi, while other concerned Nigerians have reiterated that we are our own problem.
See tweets below:
Ekiti State has decided. I congratulate Dr. John Kayode Fayemi on winning the governorship election. Commendation also goes to our great party, the APC, for the hard-fought victory after a dignified campaign.
— Muhammadu Buhari (@MBuhari) July 15, 2018
Awwwww. I am so glad the Ekiti people did what was right and rejected the stingy bastards in PDP. I congratulate Fayemi and APC for raising the stakes and refusing to accept that people can be bought with 3,000 naira. Thank you Fayemi and APC for elevating votes to 5,000 naira. https://t.co/sNJaD9Aiv5
— The Writer Formerly Known As Elnathan (@elnathan_john) July 15, 2018
Many ask for my reaction to APC’s victory in Ekiti. My response is this: The election is over. If there are evidence of malpractice, challenge it. But that must not prevent us from moving on. Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.
— Reno Omokri (@renoomokri) July 15, 2018
Congratulations to All members of APC, His Excellency the Governor-Elect of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, and the people of Ekiti State.
— Aisha M. Buhari (@aishambuhari) July 15, 2018
Whose funds are Fayemi and Fayose spending in this brazen BRIBE-for-vote mess?
Whose future is being mortgaged here?
The children and youths are watching….and "learning"
These rotten seeds bring sown by politicians and complicit/cowardly citizens, will be harvested one day!
— Juliet 'Kego (@julietkego) July 15, 2018
FLASH: Fayemi wins #EkitiDecides2018 !
LESSON: If u want to contest, dont waste ur money on pre-election activities, u don't need to help anybody or even be nice to anyone, just keep ur money & save towards election day, Then buy the people.
In Nigeria, we are our own problem
— Oluyemi Fasipe 🇳🇬 (@YemieFASH) July 15, 2018
In 2014, despite blocking APC chieftains from entering Ekiti, using soldiers to rig, writing results, killing the supporters of Fayemi, etc, Dr Kayode Fayemi congratulated Fayose, packed his bags & left Govt House. The world is watching Fayose. Now is the time for him to grow up
— Festus Keyamo, SAN (@fkeyamo) July 15, 2018
Congratulations to Dr. Kayode Fayemi, the Governor-elect of Ekiti State on your victory in yesterday's gubernatorial election. May the Almighty guide you as you prepare to assume Office, and may your tenure bring more development to the State and improve the lives of its people.
— Bukola Saraki (@bukolasaraki) July 15, 2018