By Ikechukwu Okaforadi
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, said the outcome of the Edo State gubernatorial election confirmed his belief for a credible, free and fair election.
Buhari said the outcome of the election was an indication that he was determined to ensure a system where the votes of Nigerians count.
The President said this during his October 1 nationwide broadcast to mark Nigeria’s 60th anniversary.
According to the president: “I am a firm believer in transparent, free, fair and credible elections as has been demonstrated during my period as a democratically elected President.
“The recent build-up and eventual outcome of the Edo State elections should encourage Nigerians that it is my commitment to bequeath to this country processes and procedures that would guarantee that the people’s votes count.”