Senate President Bukola Saraki has congratulated Kwara state governor-elect, Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq on his victory in the governorship election.
Abdulrasaq of the All Progressives Congress (APC) emerged winner of the poll with 331,546 votes to beat his closest rival, Razak Atunwa of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who scored 114,754 votes.
Saraki via his Twitter handle on Sunday, shortly after the results was announced and a declaration was made by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) extended his congratulatory message, while also wishing other victorious candidates all the best.
“I thank all Kwarans, particularly PDP supporters, who worked for the party in the just-concluded elections. My congratulations go to Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq and all those who emerged at all levels. I wish them all the best,” he wrote on his Twitter page.
Saraki, a former governor of the state lost his bid to be re-elected two weeks under the platform of the PDP.