The Presidency has expressed excitement and relief over the results of by-election results over the weekend and affirmed that the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the chosen political party of Nigerians.
Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu in a statement revealed that President Buhari and the government at the Federal level is pleased with the election results and urged the APC to uphold the spirit of hard work, unity, progress, cooperation that made these victories happen.
Njenje Media News has a copy of the statement, it reads;
“While congratulating the successful candidates, President Muhammadu Buhari in particular, is very pleased with the election outcomes and urges the party to uphold the spirit of hard work, unity, progress, cooperation that forms the bedrock of these victories.
“We do not take this confidence of the people for granted and we will not fail them.
“We thank them immensely for their trust in the party and government.
“We equally thank the Interim Management Committee of the party under the capable leadership of His Excellency Mai Mala Buni, the Governor of Yobe State, the Progressive Governors Forum under Governor Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi State, all our governors, parliamentarians, state, local government and ward level APC chapters and the entire ranks of the membership for this brave and impressionable performance”