The United Kingdom has congratulated Godwin Obaseki after the Independent and National Electoral Commission announced him as winner of the Edo Governorship election.
The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing, congratulated Obaseki in a tweet on Sunday.
She also commended the people for a credible electoral process in the state.
Laing also expressed gratitude to civil society organisations, who monitored the election and their contribution towards ensuring a peaceful exercise.
“Congratulations @GovernorObaseki @PastorIzeIyamu @inecnigeria on #EdoDecides2020. @UKinNigeria team observed credible process and commend both candidates for encouraging peace. Thanks to civil society partners @YIAGA @SituationRoomNg @cleenfoundation for their invaluable work,” she tweeted.