Senate President Bukola Saraki yesterday congratulated Ondo State governor-elect Rotimi Akeredolu.

In a statement by his Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, Saraki said Akeredolu’s victory did not come as a surprise going by his excellent credentials.

He urged the governor-elect to be magnanimous in victory by working with stakeholders to move the state to the next level.

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media & Public Affairs, Turaki Hassan, maintained that the victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is a proof that the party is still loved by Nigerians.

“The election of Akeredolu and the APC is a clear indication of the popularity of our party.