The presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) Prince Adewole Adebayo has congratulated Bola Tinubu on his declaration as president-elect.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had on Wednesday morning, declared the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate as the winner after security 8,794,726 votes.
The SDP candidate, who came sixth with 80,2067 votes urged the former Lagos State Governor to tackle poverty and insecurity
In a tweet on Wednesday morning, Prince 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.”
Prince Adebayo also hailed the presidential candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Labour Party, Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi for their contribution to Democratic processes.
“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.”
” Further comments will officially be made by the NWC of @TheSDPNg in due course. I thank all my campaign staff, party leaders, supporters and voters across Nigeria. I apologize to you and take responsibility for all shortcomings that made us unsuccessful at this time. We stay on.” he added.