All Nigeria Latest News reports that the presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Prince Adewole Adebayo, extended congratulations to the winner of the presidential election, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
The president-elect garnered a total of 8,794,726 votes, surpassing his rivals – Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) with 6,984,520 votes, Peter Obi of the Labour Party with 6,101,533 votes in third place, and Rabiu Kwankwaso of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) who secured 1,496,687 votes.
In a congratulatory message posted on his Twitter handle on Wednesday, Adebayo urged the president-elect to prioritize the common good of ordinary Nigerians.
The former presidential candidate emphasized that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) should not persist in hypocrisy and deceit, asserting that Nigeria deserves better.
He also commended the courage of other contestants and implored them to seek redress through legal process.
Adebayo wrote: “I congratulate @officialABAT on his declaration by @inecnigeria as President-Elect of Nigeria. I wish him God’s guidance and wisdom to work for ordinary Nigerians. Poverty and Insecurity must be tackled within Chapter 2 of the Constitution.Nigeria deserves better. Be honest, firm.
“Victory for the politician is sweet on election night but what is in it for the people? Victory for the people is when good governance delivers accountability, justice and fairness in socioeconomic well-being of the common people. @OfficialAPCNg can’t repeat hypocrisy and deceit.
“I also congratulate @atiku, @PeterObi and other candidates for their massive victories and contributions to democratic process. I respect the right of every candidate and party to lawful protest and legal redress. Whatever is learnt from such a challenge will improve justice.”