Mimiko in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Eni Akinsola, said: “it behoves of him as the Governor of Ondo State to congratulate the Governor-elect, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN, and wish him success in the challenging task of governing our dear State.
Akeredolu on his social media platform responded saying: “Rahmino! Thanks for your best wishes. I am looking forward to a smooth transition and your cooperation in moving our state forward”.
Rotimi Akeredolu of the All Progressives Congress, APC, was declared winner of the keenly contested election after polling 244, 842 votes to beat his closest challenger, Jegede of the Peoples Democratic Party, who polled 150, 380 votes.