Ahead of this year’s governorship election in Ondo State, the state governor, Dr Olusegun Mimiko has called on President Mohammed Buhari to ensure that elections in the country were free and fair, credible and violence-free.
According to the governor, this is the only step to sustain the nation’s democracy.
He stated this on Tuesday during the state congress of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Akure, the state capital.
The governor also enjoined President Buhari to invest in anything that would ensure credible, violence-free and fair elections in the country, saying there was no alternative to democracy.
His words, “The greatest gift the president can give to Nigerian democracy is free election. The greatest gift and legacy to sustain our democracy is to ensure free, fair credible and violence-free elections in Nigerian.”
The chairman of the PDP Governors Forum assured that PDP as a party would cooperate with the president on anything that would promote credible, violence-free and fair elections.
Mimiko assured of his administration’s commitment to continued provision of more dividends of good governance across the state, adding that there would be more developmental strides in all sectors of the state’s economy.
He said PDP had done well in all sectors of the state’s economy to sustain it beyond 2017 in Ondo State.
Mimiko vowed that no other political party could defeat PDP in Ondo State once the party is united as it is now, saying that it is only the PDP that could defeat PDP in Ondo State.

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