The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun on Wednesday expressed joy at the outcome of the verdict confirming the mandate of President Mohammadu Buhari.
Governor Abiodun in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Kunle Somorin, described Buhari’s victory at the tribunal as not only “victory for Nigerians but also victory for democracy.
The Governor said, “It (verdict) is victory for Nigerians and democracy. It shows that while minority would always have their say, the majority would always have their way”.
“I am very proud of the Judiciary. The have again, for the umpteenth time demonstrated exemplary candour, courage and integrity for which modern democracies thrive”, he added.
The Governor urged the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar to accept the verdict as the voice of the people, adding that the verdict is a conviction in the fact that power belongs to God who bestows it on whom He wishes.
He called on all democrats to support the Government of President Muhammadu Buhari, who has the divine mandate of God and endorsement of the people till 2023 to keep leading the country.