Anambra State governor-elect, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo has revealed that some candidates in the just concluded gubernatorial election have congratulated him.
Soludo, a former Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, stated this while featuring on Arise TV on Wednesday morning as monitored by our correspondent.
According to him, some of the governorship candidates who lost to him had called to felicitate with him prior to the supplementary election in Ihiala Local Government Area of the state which was held on Tuesday.
Recall that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, had on Wednesday morning, pronounced Soludo of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, winner of the election
Speaking during the TV programme, the governor-elect said, “I have received calls from a number of party candidates and I also called some of them even before the supplementary election in Ihiala.
“After the announcement by the INEC this morning, I went to bed at about 4 am. When I woke up this morning, saw over 200 missed calls on my phone.
“I have served Nigeria, it is now time for me to serve my people in Anambra State. My victory is a divine journey that showed that the time has come.
“I feel very humbled by this mandate given to me by the people of the state. The mandate was quite overwhelming”.(Dailypost)