By Ovat Abeng
Anambra State Chapter of the All Progressive Congress (APC), has congratulated the President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and the Vice President-elect, Kashim Shettima on their election victory.
The party said the victory affirmed the trust of the Nigerian people in the APC and its great candidates.
According to the State Chairman of the Party, Chief Basil Ejidike, who briefed journalists in Awka, Wednesday, on the outcome of the election, said emergence of Senator Tinubu as the next President of Nigeria will further unite the country in all sections.
“I congratulate the President-elect, His Excellency, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, and the Vice President-elect, His Excellency, Kashim Shettima, on their resounding victory in Saturday’s Presidential Election.
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“This victory affirms the trust of the Nigerian people in the APC and its candidates.
“The victory will further unite the country in all sections.
“The outcome of the election is a seal of approval by the Nigerian people of the performance of the Government of the APC in the last eight years under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari.
“So, on behalf of APC in Anambra State, I commend President Buhari for sustaining confidence in Nigeria democracy and our Party. We are also proud of him for his statesmanship in ensuring a level playing field for all the contestants and for fully respecting the independence of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
“I commend the security agencies in the state, the Police DSS, Civil Defence, Army, especially, the State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Echeng Echeng, for ensuring a conducive environment during the voting process.
“I also rejoice with the state coordinator of Tinubu/Shittima Presidential Campaign Council, Senator Margret Okadigbo, our party supporters and lovers of Tinubu in the state, over their dedication and commitment towards the victory.
“I wish to assure the President-elect of the full cooperation and support of Anambra APC through out his administration as the President of Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Ejidike use the event to ask for forgiveness from all aggrieved members in the state.
Recall that Tinubu polled the highest votes to defeat Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and Peter Obi of the Labour Party, LP, in the February 25, 2023, presidential election.