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Ribadu congratulates Buhari

The flag bearer of the People Democratic Party (PDP) in the forthcoming gubernatorial polls in Adamawa state Mallam Nuhu Ribadu has congratulated Major General Muhammadu
Buhari over his victory in the saturday’s presidential polls.

Ribadu described Buhari victory as  deserved and he also  salutes President Goodluck Jonathan for his courage to accept defeat.

Ribadu , in a Press Release issued by his media aide Abdulaziz Abdulaziz also applauded Nigerians for the orderly manner in which they conducted themselves before, during and after the presidential polls.

‘I am particularly happy that despite ominous predictions of violence, the process has come and gone peacefully, Credit should go to President Goodluck Jonathan who promptly conceded and called for calm,He said.

He applauded President Goodluck Jonathan for providing a level playing field for free and fair election to hold, saying that the development is a sign that democracy has been rooted in the country.

It is important to note that at the end of the day, our country, our states and democracy should be made the ultimate winners. As we approach the next round of election, we should remember that the first winner should be our states and our people, thus the need for peaceful conduct, the statement further added.

Ribadu urged Buhari to be fair and just to all for national unity and integrity to be rooted in Nigeria.

He equally called on the electorates to reflect this conduct when they return to the booth to elect governors and state assembly members on April 11.

It could be recalled that Malam Nuhu Ribadu was one of the foundation members of APC before defecting to PDP to actualise his gubernatorial ambition in Adamawa State