President Bola Tinubu, couldn’t contain his excitement following the verdict of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) that affirmed his election.
While in India for G20 meetings, Tinubu revealed that Wednesday night was one filled with “great expectations” as he anxiously awaited the verdict that would determine the fate of his presidency.
The excitement was so overwhelming that he found himself unable to sleep.
Tinubu also addressed his audience in India, apologizing for his late arrival due to the time difference between Nigeria and India, which posed a challenge in managing calls and messages of congratulations. He humbly requested their forgiveness for the delay.
Tinubu presents Nigeria’s future to investors
Tinubu emphasized that his purpose at the meeting was not to delve into politics but to showcase Nigeria’s promising future to prospective investors.
He highlighted the nation’s richness, abundant resources, high population, dynamic environment, and unique culture.
The president also expressed his determination to leverage Nigeria’s diversity for the prosperity of its people.
Commendation for PEPT Verdict
Following the PEPT ruling affirming Tinubu’s victory, various Nigerians from diverse backgrounds have been reacting to the decision, with a majority of them commending the court’s judgment.
One such, Afenifere, a pan-Yoruba socio-cultural and political organization, extended its congratulations to President Bola Tinubu on his PEPT victory.
Leader of Afenifere Worldwide, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, emphasized that the verdict should be seen as a sign of Nigeria’s maturing democracy.
Fasoranti challenged the current administration to fulfil the promises contained in the Renewed Hope manifesto presented to Nigerians in 2022 and 2023.
He also conveyed his optimism that Tinubu’s presidency would set the nation on a path to progress.
However, he urged a quick resolution of the issues arising from the fuel subsidy withdrawal to ensure Nigerians can enjoy the better quality of life they deserve.
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