Tinubu sets agenda for Uzodimma, Diri, Ododo on election victory
President Bola Tinubu
Published By: Kazeem Ugbodaga
President Bola Tinubu has set agenda for Governor Hope Uzodinma, Governor Douye Diri and Governor-elect Usman Ododo on their victory in the November 11 governorship elections.
Tinubu asked the victors to prioritise the common good of the people over partisan interests.
The President, in a statement issued by his spokesman, Ajuri Ngelale on Monday, commended the electorate in Imo, Kogi, and Bayelsa for their participation in the electoral process, affirming the resilience of democratic institutions and the power of the people in shaping the nation’s political landscape.
Tinubu said the outcome of the elections reflected the wishes of the people, emphasizing that democracy thrived when voters reward competence, transparency, and good governance.
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While expressing gratitude to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for working assiduously to create a level playing field for all contestants and the nation’s security agencies for maintaining law and order during the highly-anticipated elections, the President affirmed the need for a sustained commitment to all efforts aimed at further sanitizing the electoral system and enhancing the credibility of future elections.
With the election processes concluded, Tinubu anticipates a renewed sense of hope for the people of Imo, Kogi and Bayelsa States, as well as consolidation on progress that will position the states as hubs of peace, commerce, entrepreneurship, and prosperity in Nigeria.
“May your tenure in office be defined by close collaboration with all of your counterparts across party lines in the attainment of pan-Nigerian developmental achievements that benefit everyone, and may you lead at all times with compassion and a deepened commitment to our nation’s unity,” President Tinubu said.