By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan
The Minister of Communications, Barrister Adebayo Shittu on Thursday congratuled President Muhammadu Buhari for his reelection in last Saturday’s presidential election.
Barrister Shittu in a congratulatory message he personally signed and available to journalists in Ibadan, described President Buhari’s victory in the Presidential election as well-deserved.
Barrister Shittu in the congratulatory message also lauded the people of Oyo State particularly the people of Oke Ogun area for voting massively for President Buhari as well as returned all the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidates in the election during the last Saturday elections as demonstrated by them in the 2015 polls
The Minister emphasized that the support of the people of Oke Ogun for President Buhari and the APC ” is well appreciated as they always see President Buhari as one of them.”
“The reelection of President Muhammadu Buhari is nothing but an indication of the trust and confidence Nigerians reposed in his leadership to move Nigeria to the next level. It further shows that no doubt Nigerians are happy with the President as he has delivered on his electoral promises in fighting corruption, turning the economy around positively and provision of security.” he said.
Barrister Shittu maintained that the last Saturday’s election was a free and fair exercise which allowed for the will of the people of the people of the country to prevail, stating that with President Buhari in the saddle for four more years, the country cannot but move to its greatness.
He added that with the reelection o President Buhari for a second term in office, Nigerians have shown that he had delivered on his electoral promises and would do more to steer the country away from the rot of the past, adding, Nigerians have with the reelection of President Buhari choose prosperity over poverty, hope over despair and are ready to stand with him at all times in the interest of the country.
While tasking the people of Oyo State to continue to keep faith with the APC,the Minister emphasized that by supporting the party, Oyo state could not but enjoy more dividends of democracy under the leadership of President Buhari who he said has devoted his life to continue to serve the people of the country.