Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose has come out to congratulate the two top contenders in the just concluded presidential election, President Goodluck Jonathan and president-elect Generla Muhammadu Buhari, urging Nigerians to accept the outcome of the election.
Speaking via a statement issued by his Special Assistant on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka, Governor Fayose hailed the two candidates for the commitment and resilence.
He said: “To me, Nigerians and democracy won. 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 resilience 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.”