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Tambuwal charges INEC on 2015 elections

The speaker described the polls as a deciding factor of the unity of the country, saying Nigeria would have good leadership only when credible people…

The speaker described the polls as a deciding factor of the unity of the country, saying Nigeria would have good leadership only when credible people are elected.
Tambuwal was in Ado Ekiti yesterday where he chaired a reception to mark the fourth anniversary of the administration of Governor Kayode Fayemi and the inauguration of a newly built  Government House.
The speaker who commended Fayemi on good leadership  said: “Election has come and gone, the people have spoken, we all respect the will of the people, he willingly has conceded that he has lost the election, posterity will be a better judge.”
The speaker noted that Fayemi steered the affairs of the state to the extent that he left indelible marks on the soil of Ekiti State.
“My expectation from INEC is that there should be election in Nigeria and it must be credible, impartial and transparent. INEC must display patriotism by not favouring any of the parties and respecting the will of the people for democracy to grow and for us to remain united”, he said.
He said he supported the position of lawmakers in the National Assembly that the botched $15 million arms deal should not be discussed.
 “I have to take responsibility for whatever negative or positive meanings the people had read to our actions because that was the position of the House and I am bound by it”, he added.
Nobel Laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka, who expressed surprise at the outcome of the June 21 election, advised the people to put aside all the “mysteries” surrounding the loss and continue to build on the “good foundation” Fayemi had laid.
He stressed that Ekiti State had been “resurrected from its dull state by the governor’s good works”, adding that the joyful atmosphere that permeated the event was an indication that the mysteries surrounding the electoral defeat will be unravelled.
Soyinka, who inaugurated the new Governor’s Lodge, urged the incoming government to build on the legacy left behind by the governor.

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