President Tinubu has hailed the judgment of the Presidential Election Petition Court with an assurance of his administration’s renewed and energized focus on delivering his vision of a unified, peaceful and prosperous nation.
Ajuri Ngelale, the Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity), in a statement on Wednesday, said President Tinubu is buoyed by the court’s judgement to resolve with an intense sense of solemn responsibility and preparedness to serve all Nigerians, irrespective of all diverse political persuasions, faiths, and tribal identities.
The statement said Tinubu recognized the diligence, undaunted thoroughness, and professionalism of the five-member bench, led by Justice Haruna Tsammani in interpreting the law.
“President Tinubu welcomes the judgment of the Tribunal with an intense sense of solemn responsibility and preparedness to serve all Nigerians, irrespective of all diverse political persuasions, faiths, and tribal identities.
“The President affirms that his commitment to the rule of law, and the unhindered discharge of duties by the Tribunal, as witnessed in the panel’s exclusive respect for the merits of the petitions brought forward, further reflect the continuing maturation of Nigeria’s legal system, and the advancement of Africa’s largest democracy at a time when our democratic system of government is under test in other parts of the continent.
“The President believes the presidential candidates and political parties that have lawfully exercised their rights by participating in the 2023 general elections and the judicial process, which followed, have affirmed Nigeria’s democratic credentials.”
TInubu urged the other presidential candidates, whom he described as ‘valiant challengers’ to inspire their supporters to place the spirit of patriotism above partisan considerations now and forever and for such to manifest into support for his administration to improve the livelihood of all Nigerians.
“Once more, President Tinubu thanks Nigerians for the mandate given to him to serve our country while promising to meet and exceed their expectations, by the grace of God Almighty, and through very diligent hard work with the team that has been put in place for that sole purpose.”