The victory of Rotimi Akeredolu of the All Progressives Congress in the just concluded Ondo gubernatorial election is bound to attract mixed feelings ranging from joy, indifference, tears and gnashing of teeth from supporters and political enemies.
Democracy is not a process that recognises 2nd and third positions no matter the figures recorded. It is a highly competitive game of a winner taking it all.
As the camp of Rotimi Akeredolu – All Progressives Congress celebrates his major political upset amidst low expectation as reported in the media, supporters of the Olusola Oke of the Alliance for Democracy and Eyitayo Jegede of the People’s Democratic Party might by crying their eyes out tonight in sobriety.
Some godfathers and other political investors who have lost so much fortune might not be left of of the heart pains.