Ekweremadu Congratulates Buhari, Commends Jonathan on for Statesmanship

he Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu has congratulated the winner of the 2015 presidential election and candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, General Muhammadu Buhari (retd).

Reacting to the outcome of the presidential election, Senator Ekweremadu said Nigerians had spoken through their ballots and commended President Goodluck Jonathan for conceding victory to General Buhari, noting that such “unprecedented show of statesmanship had gone a long way in rewriting the history of the nation’s democracy and ensuring post-election peace and security of Nigeria”.

He said: “Whichever way we look at the 2015 presidential election, the real winner is Nigeria, and the greatest beneficiaries are Nigerians and our democracy, especially our electoral system.

“I congratulate General Buhari who no doubt has the experience, popular support, and goodwill to continue with the transformation process, and commend President Goodluck Jonathan for not only bequeathing the legacy of reformed electoral process, but also leading by example in the quest for the post-election stability, peace, security, and harmony of Nigeria”.

The Deputy President of the Senate commended Nigerians, whom he said, had “proved the prophets of doom wrong and reaffirmed their commitment to the peace and unity of the Nigerian nation”.

“Nigeria is bigger than everyone of us, and we must all rise beyond all political, ethnic, religious, and sectional differences to support the incoming administration to move Nigeria forward”, he added.

Uche Anichukwu
Special Adviser (Media) to Deputy President of the Senate