In a resounding celebration of democratic triumph, President Bola Tinubu extends heartfelt congratulations to Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State, Governor Douye Diri of Bayelsa State, and Governor-elect Usman Ododo of Kogi State following their decisive victories in the November 11 governorship elections.
President Tinubu lauds the citizens of Imo, Kogi, and Bayelsa for actively engaging in the electoral process, underscoring the enduring strength of democratic institutions and the formidable influence wielded by the people in shaping the nation’s political landscape.
Emphasising the significance of the election outcomes, the President asserts that the results mirror the genuine aspirations of the electorate.
He underscores the vitality of democracy, asserting that it flourishes when voters reward competence, transparency, and effective governance.
Expressing gratitude to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for its meticulous efforts in fostering a fair competition, and acknowledging the nation’s security agencies for maintaining order during the highly anticipated elections, President Tinubu calls for unwavering commitment to ongoing initiatives aimed at fortifying the electoral system and ensuring the credibility of future elections.
As the electoral dust settles, President Tinubu anticipates a revitalized sense of hope for the citizens of Imo, Kogi, and Bayelsa States. He envisions a trajectory of progress that will elevate these states as bastions of peace, commerce, entrepreneurship, and prosperity within Nigeria.
In the spirit of fostering a harmonious and inclusive political landscape, President Tinubu urges the victorious leaders to prioritize the common good of the people over partisan interests. He concludes his message with a call for collaborative efforts across party lines, envisioning a tenure marked by compassion and an unwavering commitment to the unity of the nation.