2023 Election Headline News Nigeria

Tinubu will address Nigeria’s challenges- Ganduje

President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and his Vice, Kashim Shettima

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Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje says the emergence of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu as President-elect, will be beneficial for the country.

Ganduje said the President-elect would evolve strategies to solve the problems plaguing the nation.

He made this known after the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC declared Tinubu as the winner of the just concluded presidential election.

In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Malam Abba Anwar, the Governor applauded the commitment of Asiwaju Tinubu which according to him, paved way for his emergence.

“Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s genuine investment in human, national development and national integration played some critical roles in endearing him to all sections of the country.

Tinubu’s decades-long fight for the restoration of democracy in the country, is well understood by Nigerians. Hence, we see wisdom and valid reason for entrusting our future to him.”

The Governor also added that Africa would benefit from the leadership skills of Bola Tinubu.

In a related development, supporters of the All Progressives Congress in Bayelsa State have welcomed the declaration of Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu as President-Elect by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.

Chairman of the APC in the State, Chief Dennis Otiotio told Radio Nigeria in Yenagoa that the victory marks a watershed in the history of the country, describing the election as credible.

He urged opposition parties not satisfied with the process to ventilate their grievances at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal.

Coordinator of the Asiwaju Bola Tinubu Presidential Campaign Council, Mr Preye Aganaba said with the pedigree of Asiwaju Tinubu, he would effectively tackle the challenges of the economy and insecurity on assumption of office.

Meanwhile, residents of Yenagoa woke up this morning to news of the declaration of Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu as President Elect with mixed feelings.

He said it was time for the nation to move forward after the election, called for better election management system in the country.

However, the Peoples Democratic Party PDP in Sokoto state has rejected the results of the presidential election as announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC Returning Officer, Professor Kabiru Bala. 

Addressing newsmen at the NUJ Secretariat, the State chairman of the PDP, Muhammad Aliyu Goronyo, alleged the use of thugs to scare people from casting their votes the election. 

Goranyo said Governor Aminu Tambuwal led administration was geared towards ensuring sustainable peace and tasked security agencies to live up to their expectations by ensuring that they arrest and prosecute those thugs behind the cancellation.

Reporting by Abdullahi Jalaluddeen, Alambo Dantoye, Nasir Malali; Editing by Oluwaseyi Ajibade & Adeniyi Bakare