Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has congratulated President Mohammadu Buhari over his re-election as President of the country for a second term.
Governor Fayemi said the re-election of the President is an attestation to the fact that Nigerians appreciate his efforts at making life more comfortable for the people of the country in the last four years.
Dr Fayemi who described President Buhari as a focused, compassionate and sincere leader with genuine concern for the overall good of the citizenry, said the Nigerian electorate have demonstrated that given a choice, they would readily choose a sincere leader who cares for their wellbeing above other considerations.
He said the electorate have again demonstrated that power truly belongs to the people. He said that the victory is a confirmation of the people’s trust in President Buhari and the APC-led government, adding that the President would not take the trust for granted.
Dr Fayemi said: “On behalf of my family, the government and the good people of Ekiti State, the Land of Honour, I heartily congratulate our President for this historic re-election as President for a second term.
“No doubt, it has been a very tough battle, but the people of Nigeria have spoken in clear terms. They have chosen to reward Mr President’s sincerity of purpose with another term of office.
“Regardless of what anybody might say, the Nigerian electorate has demonstrated a high level of sophistication. They have shown that they have the capacity to sieve through electoral promises and determine a leader that will serve their interest better.
“The Nigerian people know President Buhari as a honest leader and have demonstrated their trust in his ability to take them to the next level of development and prosperity.
“It is a new day and a new season and I congratulate Mr President for the victory and the entire Nigerian people for their courage and steadfastness and for their determination to deepen democracy in the country.” Governor Fayemi added.