Professor Charles Soludo of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, (APGA), has reacted after the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC declared him winner in the Governorship election in Anambra State.
The former Central Bank of Nigeria CBN Governor was declared the winner by INEC after a supplementary election was held in Ihiala Local Government Area on Tuesday.
He won 19 of the 21 local governments areas including Ihiala LGA.
While giving his acceptance speech on Wednesday morning, Soludo attributed his victory to the will of God.
“Let me say that with utmost humility and gratitude to God, I accept the result of the 2021 Anambra governorship election, as declared by INEC. And this reflects the supreme will of the Almighty God and the overwhelming sacred mandate of the people,” he said.
The Governor-elect also remembered the three policemen killed by gunmen in the period of his campaign.
”At this moment we must remember and must continue to remember all those who died during the course of this moment, especially the three policemen who were killed by unknown gunmen during our town hall meeting with youths in my ward. May God continue to grant their souls eternal rest,” Soludo added.