Tinubu Congratulates Bello and Lyon, Condemns Electoral Violence

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National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has congratulated the victors in the just-concluded governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states, Yahaya Bello and David Lyon, respectively.

He also condemned the violence witnessed during the elections and sympathised with the victims and commiserated with the families of those who lost their lives.

“I condemn the scattered incidents of violence witnessed in the election in some parts of Kogi State. Election should celebrate our democratic existence. Never should election be occasioned by loss of life.

“We sympathise with the victims and commiserate with the families of those who lost their lives. I enjoin law enforcement authorities to identify those responsible for perpetrating the violence and levy the full force of the law against them. Violent behaviour must not be allowed to impede our path to greatness as a democratic nation,” he said.

Besides, Tinubu, a former…

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