Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state, in a statement issued by his Special Assistant on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka, has hailed the President elect Gen. Muhammadu Buhari and President Goodluck Jonathan for their resilience and commitment towards the success of March 28th presidential election. He also urged the people of the country that the election results should not been seen as victory or loss for any political party. His statement below:
To me, Nigerians and democracy won. The election result is the will of God and Nigerians, and all lovers of peace, progress and development of Nigeria must accept it.
By this election, Nigerians have shown that democracy has come to stay in the country.
I salute Nigerians, especially the great people of Ekiti State.
I salute President Jonathan for laying the most solid foundation for democracy in Nigeria. And I salute Major General Buhari for being a resilient and dogged fighter.
I urge Nigerians, irrespective of their ethic, religious and political affiliation to respect the outcome of the election in the interest of peace, progress and development of the country.
Nigeria as a country is greater than any individual or group and it is my plea that no one should do anything to rock the boat of peace in the country.