Sen. Solomon Adeola (APC – Ogun West), has congratulated President Bola Tinubu on his victory at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT).
This is contained in a statement issued by Kayode Odunaro , his media aide, in Abeokuta on Thursday.
Adeola, who is Chairman, Senate Committee on Appropriations, said the victory of Tinubu meant hope for the consolidation of Nigeria’s democracy.
He noted that verdict also showed that the Nigerian people voted for Tinubu in the February presidential election.
“I am elated our judiciary has once again restored the hope of patriotic democrats in the sanctity of the ballot in determining who rules the people. The learned justices of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal were thorough and prodigious in all their decisions in addressing all issues in contention.
”I salute their courage in delivering what amounts to historical antecedents in our nation’s jurisprudence and democratic development,” the senator said.
Adeola called on politicians to respect the wishes of the people as expressed through the ballot instead of heating up the polity.
He added that in any democratic contest, there must be winners and losers.
“At this point in our nation’s history, I want to call on all politicians and other Nigerians in various sectors to now join hand with the president in the task of developing of our nation.
“There is much to be done for the nation and our people to restore their hope. Opposition parties should now join hands with the president in finding solutions to the myriads of problems facing the nation,” he said.