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APC urges opposition to embrace Tinubu as President-elect

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Omole urged the opposition to emulate World leaders who noticed want, congratulated and recognised Tinubu as Nigeria’s president-elect.

Whereas noting that although there have been minimal hitches in a couple of states throughout the Feb. 25 presidential election, he nevertheless stated they weren’t sufficient to discredit your entire course of.


The official congratulated Tinubu, a former two-term governor of Lagos State and APC flag-bearer on the election for rising as President-elect.

Omole suggested that slightly than heating up the polity with unsubstantiated claims of electoral fraud throughout the election, members of the opposition events ought to sheath their swords and permit peace reign.

This, he stated, was particularly because the credibility of the election had been ascertained by crucial stakeholders.

He famous that world leaders had additionally began congratulating Tinubu after the Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC) declared him the winner of the election, having glad the provisions of the Electoral Act.


Omole listed a number of the world leaders to incorporate these of the United State of America via Ned Worth (U.S State Division), who stated the Feb. 25 presidential election was aggressive and represented a brand new interval for Nigerian politics and democracy.

He stated different world leaders that had congratulated Tinubu included France President, Emmanuel Macron; Ukrainian President Zelensky and President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana, amongst others.

He recalled that Akufo-Addo had stated that Tinubu’s victory on the polls would go an extended approach to improve the standard of governance, the rule of legislation and the efficiency of the Nigerian economic system.

He added that the President of the Republic of Niger, Mohamed Bazoum, and the Financial Neighborhood of West African States (ECOWAS) Fee had additionally congratulated Tinubu as Nigeria’s president-elect.


He stated Thabo Mbeki, former South Africa President and Head of the Commonwealth Observer Mission to Nigeria had additionally congratulated Tinubu, urging him to not be removed from the African continent when he ultimately assumed workplace.

Omole subsequently suggested members of the opposition political events, particularly their presidential candidates, to comply with the identical path of honour and congratulate Tinubu who had already prolonged the olive department to them.

This, he added, was the least an excellent sportsman would do within the face of defeat identical to former President Goodluck Jonathan did in 2015 by conceding defeat even earlier than INEC introduced President Muhammadu Buhari because the winner of that election.

Even whereas INEC was nonetheless collating the election outcomes, Johnathan known as Buhari to congratulate him having seen the possible final result of the election within the spirit of an excellent sportsman, that needs to be the best way to go, even now,” Omole stated.


He known as for maturity and restraint, particularly among the many political class, including that Nigerians had spoken via the poll loudly and clearly too.

He stated heating up the polity would do nobody any good as a result of we had no different nation to name dwelling aside from Nigeria.

He, nevertheless, suggested that safety brokers ought to keep on the alert and cope with people and teams planning to foment bother, saying that election isn’t a conflict.

“It was an election, although the minority would have their say, the bulk have spoken and they’re going to at all times have their approach,” he stated.


Omole added that the APC prepare had left the station and was decided to enthrone good governance and a greater life for all Nigerians with a Tinubu presidency.

He reminded that Nigerians within the Diaspora have been a part of the success story, saying they might proceed to work to guard the mandate and Tinubu’s electoral victory as he waits to be sworn in because the county’s subsequent president on Could 29.