Rochas Okorocha and Ibikunle Amosun, Imo state and Ogun state governors, congratulated Muhammadu Buhari on the victory in the presidential election.
While the official results are yet to be announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission, after the release of the figures from Borno state, some politician are already sending congratulatory messages to the All Progressives Congress candidate.
Okorocha reacted with a statement in which he described Buhari's victory as divine, Vanduard reports.
"By virtue of Buhari’s victory, Ndigbo and Imo people in particular, can now appreciate the wisdom behind his decision to be part of the merger."
Amosun expressed joy saying that the Nigerians demonstrated confidence in Buhari's strong leadership qualities.
“The people have spoken and demonstrated with their votes, their confidence in the ability of the president elect to pull the Nation out of its present economic woes."
Amosun hopes that the opposition leader would bring the much anticipated and needed security and economic growth.
"I convey my best wishes and look forward to a prosperous and great country under your leadership."