President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan congratulates President Faure Gnassingbé of Togo on his victory in the country’s recent presidential election.
Now that President Gnassingbe’e victory at the polls has been confirmed by Togo’s Constitutional Court, President Jonathan calls on all the people of Togo to accept the election results in good faith and give maximum support and cooperation to their re-elected leader for peace, stability and progress in their country.
President Jonathan commends the people of Togo on the successful conduct of the presidential elections and urges any persons who may still have issues with its outcome to comport themselves as true democrats and law-abiding citizens by seeking redress only through recognized legal means.
The President believes that the growing culture of free, fair and credible elections in Africa as witnessed in recent polls in Nigeria, Benin Republic, Togo and other countries bodes well for political stability and faster development on the continent.
He therefore urges all African leaders and political actors to continue to do their utmost best to further entrench true democracy and good governance in their countries.
President Jonathan also expects that existing cordial relations between Nigeria and Togo will continue to grow in coming years.
He wishes President Gnassingbe a very successful new term in Office.