The Coalition Of South East Youth Leaders (COSEYL) in its congratulatory message to Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari stated that the judegement of the Supreme Court which validates Buhari’s reelection confirms what Nigerians wants.
The group in a statement signed by its President General, Chief Goodluck Egwu Ibem and Secretary General, Comrade Kanice Igwe said the victor is another landmark in the history of Nigeria.
The statement in full:
We congratulate President Muhammadu Buhari over the affirmation of his re-election by the supreme Court of Nigeria. The judgement is another landmark in the country history. The judgement had not only solidified the nation’s democracy , but also further strengthened the peoples’ belief and trust in the nations judiciary process.
Now that the will of the majority of Nigerians have been affirmed by the apex court , the obstacles set against the president have been removed and has fully set him and dynamic team on the journey to take the nation to the next level in Education, technological advancement, infrastructural development and economic progress.
The judgement is a great relief for all Nigerians after a fierce contest and bickering. It is yet another landmark judgement that will enrich our democratic and political process.
The apex court has not only upheld the choice of the greater number of Nigerians who voted for President Buhari at the polls , it has also affirmed our belief in the judiciary as impartial arbiter whose pronouncements have consolidated our democracy in great leap.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Candidate should now channel the energy and intellect deployed in the electoral and legal process toward nation building .
He should join hands with President Buhari in moving the nation forward. The time for politics is over. It’s time for all to join hands with Mr. President to move the nation to the next level.
In the spirit of sportsmanship, Former Vice President Alhaji Atiku Abubakar should emulate former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan and congratulate President Muhammadu Buhari’s victory at the supreme Court.
As an elder statesman , it is the right thing to do for growth and development of the country.
We commend the supreme Court for it’s diligent and highly proficient treatment of the vital matter . In so doing, it has protected its honor as the consummate guardian of the rule of law in our dear country.
The victory of Mr. President is as result of the trust and belief the people have in him as a committed leader with capacity to deliver. With these electoral and legal victories, the president must give due honor to the faith and belief the people have reposed in him to take them to the next level.
They expect the President to lead in a way that produces the shared prosperity and better future they deserve. He must work hard and more committed because the victory is a call to more hard work and commitment to duty to our father land.
We therefore felicitate with Mr. President and all Nigerians who stood by him during the electioneering and legal period. Now that all obstacles have been removed, we urge him to do his best to take the country to the next levels in all sectors.