by Isi Esene
President Goodluck Jonathan has through his special adviser on media and publicity, Reuben Abati, congratulated the governor of Ondo State, Olusegun Mimiko on his re-election in the keenly contested election which took place yesterday.
The president also took the opportunity to commend the effort of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies for ensuring a peaceful conduct during the election.
According to reports, Reuben Abati tweeted thre president’s message today which reads: “Prez Jonathan congratulates Gov. Mimiko on his victory in the Ondo governorship elections. Commends INEC and security agencies.”
The Returning officer Prof. Adebiyi Daramola declared Mimiko winner at 1.25pm at INEC’s Collation Centre in Akure, the capital of Ondo State.