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Etteh: Victory is certain



A former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Patricia Etteh, has expressed confidence that the All Progressives Congress ( APC ), will emerge victorious on Saturday’s polls.
Etteh, in an exclusive chat with The Nation in her Ikire home today, said the party is 100 percent ready for the election. She however said it might not be a huge landslide victory for the ruling party.
“It might not be a serious landslide victory for us because 48 candidates and parties are contesting the election. But I can assure you that come tomorrow  by the special grace of God, APC will be victorious,” she said.
The former Speaker disclosed that to the best of her knowledge, she is unaware of any talk of alliance being bandied about. “I am here in my base; I can tell u that we as a party are very comfortable where we are,” she said.
Etteh said based on what has been happening in the political landscape of Ikire, there is peace all round. She further said that there have been times when three or four parties held rallies o  the same day without violence. This, she explained is an indication that the town is politically matured.
She expressed her confidence of victory for the APC thus: “Forget about us being the ruling party. From what is on ground in Osun, hardly can u say there is a difference between Osun and Lagos. There is nothing in Lagos that is not here.
“The new development that our party has brought to Osun is a plus for us I  this election. In the area of education, we have also done well because our governor is keen about education. Water supply and electricity is stable”.
“The salary problem is a general one across the country and we have been able to pay four months arrears. All these will contribute to our success on Saturday.

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