28th July, 2021
President Muhammadu Buhari has joined members of All Progressives Congress (APC) in felicitating with Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State over the Supreme Court judgement.
In a 4-3 Split verdict, the justices upheld Akeredolu’s re-election in the October 10, 2020 polls.
Buhai urged the governor and all elected leaders of APC , to always place the people first in their consideration of development programmes and projects.
He said the popularity of the APC would continue to depend on performance and acceptance by the electorate.
President Buhari extolled the Ondo State governor for assiduously working for the development of the state, with reforms that continue to attract the goodwill of investors, and insistence that education, health and security take priority.
The President noted that the Supreme Court Judgement, preceded by that of the Court of Appeal, further bolstered the strength and reach of the APC, and its bright chances of consolidation in coming elections.
President Buhari called on the opposition to sheathe the sword, work for the development of Ondo State.
He wished the government and people a prosperous future.
Also Senator Ajayi Boroffice, in a statement by his Media Aide, said the judgment was consistent with the wishes of the good people of the state.
He, therefore, extended warm felicitation to the governor and all members of APC in the state.