ISTANBUL - AKP candidate Binali Yildirim said in his first statement: "As of now, my opponent Ekrem Imamoglu is leading the elections. I congratulate him. I wish you success.”
AKP Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Candidate Binali Yildirim congratulated Imamoglu in his first statement. Yıldırım said:"As of now, my opponent Ekrem İmamoğlu is leading the elections. I congratulate him. During this election campaign, I would like to thank my close colleagues who have been working hard with us and our members of the organization and the beautiful people of Istanbul who gave us the opportunity to express our promises about our projects. I would like to thank my family for their great sacrifice.."