Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu of has described his victory at the recently concluded election and his emergence as governor of the state “a miracle”.
This was disclosed by the governor at a thanksgiving service held in his honour at the All Saints Church, Jericho, Ibadan, on Sunday.
Akeredolu, the APC candidate, defeated Mr Eyitayo Jegede of the opposition PDP and Dr Olusola Oke of the AD to emerge winner in the November 2016 governorship election in the state.
According to him, his victory was a manifestation of the peoples trust and love for God.
“I can tell you that our success and victory in the election was a miracle. I contested once and I told the Lord that if I win, I will build a place of worship for you.
“I was not too sure that the victory will come but I said to the Lord that whether win, lose or draw I will build a place of worship for you.
“It is because I have that strong faith in God and we did it. And now that same Lord gave us the victory. So, my people you don’t have to wait until he answers your prayers before you do things for God.
“Do it, may be that is where success will come. May be God remembered what we did and that was why he gave us victory, ” he said.
Akeredolu however promised to lead a purposeful government.