By Tongnaan Bawa, Jos
Minister of Labour and Employment Simon Bako Lalong and former Director General of the Tinubu/Shettima Campaign Council has described the validation of President Bola Tinubu’s election victory by the Supreme Court as an affirmation of the overwhelming mandate given to him by Nigerians.
Lalong in a statemen signed
Dr. Makut Simon Macham, his
Special Adviser Media said the decision of the apex court is in tandem with the general wishes of Nigerians as expressed freely through the ballot box accross the country during the Presidential Elections where he emerged victorious.
He said “As former Director General of the APC Presidential Campaign Council, the pronouncement by the Supreme Court is not only welcoming, but also a validation of the wide acceptance of the Renewed Hope Agenda of President Tinubu and Vice President Kashim Shettima which resonated eminently during the campaigns and voting across all segments of the Nigerian society”.
The Minister while congratulating the President said this victory is not only for the APC but the entire nation and lovers of democracy irrespective of backgrounds.
He said this decision by the highest court of the land clears the coast for the Tinubu administration to settle down and face the task of delivering the Renewed Hope Agenda to Nigerians.
Lalong appealed to all Nigerians to join hands with the President in building a strong Nigeria that presents hope to this generation and the ones to come.