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PEPT Verdict: Buhari Congratulates Tinubu, Says Victory For Democracy, Nigerians


Nigeria’s former President, Muhammadu Buhari, has congratulated President Tinubu following Wednesday’s judgment at the Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC).

Overtnews reports on Wednesday that the court upheld the election of President Tinubu and dismissed the petitions filed by the Labour Party (LP), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Allied Peoples Movement (APM).

The former president, in a statement signed by his media aide, Garba Shehu, expressed joy over the ruling.

The former President said the PEPC has “written history” by spurning intimidation and all manner of prejudice to deliver justice according to law to a majority of citizens whose wish is that the choices they made are respected.

“If anybody has won today it is the democracy and the people,” adding “with the verdict of the Appeal Court, the election period is over and it is time to put the heat and dust behind us.”

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He advised that the new APC administration led by Tinubu should get the support of everyone in order to deliver the promises it made to the people.

The former President also voiced his appreciation to all citizens for maintaining peace throughout this periiod and prayed for continued progress and development under the APC government.

He congratulated the President, the Vice President and the APC on the victory in court, expressing his best wishes to them in fulfilling the peoples’ aspirations


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