Party supporters raise flags in support of Nigerian President and Presidential candidate of the ruling People's Democratic Party Goodluck Jonathan and Vice President Namadi Sambo during a rally in Lagos on January 8, 2015. Nigeria's President Goodluc ~ PIUS UTOMI EKPEI
Abuja - In another show of some political maturity currently prevailing in the country, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate in Niger State, Umar Nasko, has congratulated President elect Muhammadu Buhari for his recent victory at the presidential election.
Nasko’s well wishes come in the wake of the All Progressives Congress’ Buhari defeating President Goodluck Jonathan of the PDP.
“I congratulate General Muhammadu Buhari for his victory at the polls. I believe that Nigerians have spoken and their voices are loud and clear enough for every democrat to hear,” said Nasko.
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“I believe that the taskof building a greater Nigeria does not fall on a single shoulder but on the shoulders of all Nigerians. Success and failure all come for God almighty alonebut the greater bravery and statesmanship lies in President Goodluck Jonathan, who conceded and congratulated General Buhari on his victory,” Nasko said.
The move has been lauded locally and internationally.