Muhammadu Buhari. (File: AFP)
Lagos - Chief Bola Tinubu, National
Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has described the victory of the
party’s presidential candidate, retired Maj.-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, as
Nigeria's finest moment in its political history.
"It is a moment when hope is re-born, faith is
rekindled and a fresh fire of patriotism is released for the task ahead,’’
Tinubu said in a statement by his media office on Wednesday in Lagos.
He congratulated Buhari, Nigeria's President-Elect, on
his "hard won victory’’.
"I salute our gallant party leaders and
members for running the long distance to victory.
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"To millions of Nigerians, I say this; the APC seeks
not power for its sake, but for the purpose of bringing a better life to our
people and re-building our country.
"This is also democracy’s finest moment."
He said that Nigerians alive today, had witnessed the
beginning of an era of change.
"They made this happen and they are the true
celebrants, and they are deserving.
"Together, we share this victory. Side by side we will
work together to bring our country back," the APC leader said.