Governor Ambode Celebrates President Buhari and Vice President Osinbajo’s
Written by Adekoya on February 27, 2019
Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo for their success at the 2019 Presidential election, saying that it was a victory well deserved.
In a statement, Governor Ambode, noted that the victory was not just a confirmation of the people’s love for President Buhari, but an attestation that Nigerians were happy with the progress the Federal Government has made in the last four years.
President Buhari of the All Progressives Congress, APC was declared winner of Saturdays election by the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, in the early hours of today having polled over fifteen million votes to defeat his closest challenger, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party who got over eleven million votes.
Governor Ambode expressed confidence that President Buhari’s administration would consolidate on the achievements of the last four years and justify the renewal of his mandate by millions of Nigerians at the polls.
He also commended Lagosians for coming out in their thousands and for being peaceful and orderly throughout the period of the elections.
The Governor also congratulated candidates of the party in the National Assembly elections who emerged victorious, saying that with APC in the majority in both chambers, President Buhari would get the needed support from the legislative arm of government to transform Nigeria for good.