Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has urged Nigerians to accept the outcome of the Saturday presidential election in good faith.
In a statement on Tuesday by Fayose’s Special Adviser on Communication and New Media, Lere Olayinka, he said, “the election result is the will of God and Nigerians , and all lovers of peace, progress and development of Nigeria must accept it.”
According to Fayose, “the election results should not been seen as victory or loss for any political party, adding that ‘To me, Nigerians and democracy won.”
He praised Nigerians for believing in the democratic process, adding that ‘By this election, Nigerians have shown that Democracy has come to stay in the country
“‘I salute Nigerians, especially the great people of Ekiti State. I salute President Jonathan for laying the most solid foundation for democracy in Nigeria. And I salute Major General Buhari for being a resilience and dogged fighter.
“I urge Nigerians, irrespective of their ethnic, religious and political affiliation to respect the outcome of the election in the interest of peace, progress and development of the country.
“Nigeria as a country is greater than any individual or group and it is my plea that no one should do anything to rock the boat of peace in the country.”