Tinubu Hails Buhari For Revealing His Ballot Papers After Voting
The President-elect, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has hailed the incumbent president Muhammadu Buhari for revealing his ballot papers after casting his vote for him during Saturday’s presidential election.
Tinubu said Buhari showed he was committed and loyal to the All Progressives Congress (APC) through the aforementioned gesture.
While speaking to reporters after he visited Buhari in the president’s hometown, Daura, Katsina state, Tinubu lauded the President’s support for democracy in Africa.
According to the president-elect, Buhari was following the procedure which was putting together his successor and was also getting ready to step down amicably.
On the lessons from the visit to Buhari, Tinubu noted: “the calmness and commitment and the fact that after voting, he taught us again dedication to our party by displaying his ballot papers, loyalty to the party and being ready to create a future for all of us and no matter how tempting the problem of democracy is, he is following the process, building a successor and ready to hand over peacefully, you know in Africa it’s a big deal you know.”
On the countries that have congratulated him since he was declared president, Tinubu noted: “oh very many, many of that in fact as far as Europe, the stock market reacted positively well, there was a goodwill message from Macron, the President of France.”