The Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has congratulated General Muhammadu Buhari, presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on his victory in the March 28 presidential election.
Mr. Fayose in a state broadcast urged Nigerians to accept the outcome of the Saturday presidential election in good faith.
He said: “the election result is the will of God and Nigerians, and all lovers of peace, progress and development of Nigeria must accept it.”
The governor hailed the resilience and commitment of President Goodluck Jonathan and General Buhari (rtd).
The governor has been an unrepentant critic of Buhari who have impugned on his integrity, saying he is too old to govern Nigeria, sick and other petty accusations.
Fayose said the election results should not be seen as victory or loss for any political party, adding that: “To me, Nigerians and democracy won.”
He praised Nigerians for believing in the democratic process, adding that; “By this election, Nigerians have shown that Democracy has come to stay in the country.