The outgoing Governor of Ondo State, Olusegun Mimiko has congratulated the Governor-elect, RRotimi Akeredolu (SAN) on his victory. Despite not being in the same party, All Progressives Congress (APC) with Akeredolu, he wished him success in the challenging task of governing the state.
"I congratulate the Governor-elect, Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN, and wish him success in the challenging task of governing our dear State. It is incumbent upon me as Governor to facilitate a smooth transition between my government and the incoming one.
"I will, to this end, provide the ambience for a smooth and seamless transition process. I express my sincere appreciation to all our citizens for the peaceful manner in which they conducted themselves throughout this period.
"I will not waiver in providing needed leadership to our dear State till the last day of my term," the statement said.