- The senator-elect, Orji Kalu of Abia North senatorial district, has reacted to President Buhari's victory
- Acknowledging the goodwill of the president, Kalu called on politicians to emulate his worthy qualities
- Kwara chapter of Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria also congratulated Buhari on his re-election
Orji Kalu, the senator-elect, Abia North senatorial district, said President Muhammadu Buhari deserved his re-election as he has taken Nigeria to enviable heights since he assumed office on May 29, 2015.
In a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Kalu commended the achievements of the federal government under Buhari, describing them as unbeatable and remarkable.
Legit.ng notes that while acknowledging the goodwill of the president, the former governor of Abia, called on politicians to emulate his worthy qualities.
Orji further urged Nigerian leaders to join hands with Buhari in rebuilding Nigeria. According to him, the future of Nigeria is bright under the current administration.
He said: “The well-deserved victory of President Muhammadu Buhari did not come to Nigerians as a surprise because of the laudable achievements of the federal government.
“President Buhari has in the past four years taken Nigeria to enviable heights. Nigeria has taken her rightful place in the comity of nations since President Buhari assumed office. The All Progressives Congress-led federal government has the welfare of the masses as a priority.
"With the victory of President Buhari in the poll, it is obvious that Nigerians are happy with the President."
While commending the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and other stakeholders for ensuring free and fair elections, Kalu urged Nigerians to sustain their support for Buhari and the APC.
Meanwhile, the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) and Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN), Kwara chapters on Wednesday, February 27, congratulated President Buhari on his re-election.
Mohamned Kolade-Solagberu, the NMA chairman, expressed happiness over the outcome of the election, saying it is “victory for the masses”.
Solagberu said that people voted for Buhari because of his integrity and selflessness.
The NMA chairman urged the president to ensure scaling up of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), for the welfare of majority of the masses.
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Aliu Bakau, the chairman of the PSN, Kwara chapter, also congratulated Buhari, adding that “Nigerian people have spoken.”
He was optimistic that the president would sign the Pharmacy Council of Nigeria bill into law and increase funding for the health sector.
Legit.ng had earlier reported that the INEC had officially declared President Buhari of the APC as the winner of the 2019 presidential election, defeating Atiku Abubakar of the PDP with over three million votes.
Mahmood Yakubu said the duty of the commission is to conclude and collate the presidential result for final declaration.
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