Friday, September 30, 2016

Edo teachers jubilate over Obaseki’s emergence as Governor

The Edo State chapter of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has expressed happiness over victory of Godwin Obaseki at the Wednesday governorship election.
The Chairman of the union, Mr Mike Uhumwangho told newsmen in Benin that the entire teachers in the state were happy over the result of the election.

Uhumwangho said the election was free and fair “and I believe that the better candidate won”.

“We are 100 per cent happy that the candidate who the Edo NUT endorsed won the governorship race.

“I believe that he will continue the good work that Gov. Adams Oshiomhole has started and will do better,” he said.

He, however, called on the governor- elect not to fail on his electoral promises to revamp the education sector in the state.

INEC had declared Mr Godwin Obaseki of the APC as winner of the election, who polled 319,483 votes to defeat Mr Osagie Ize-Iyamu of the PDP, who scored 253,173 votes.

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