Tinubu urges gov-elects to embrace opponents

The President-elect, Bola Tinubu, on Tuesday, urged new governor-elects and lawmaker-elects to embrace their opponents and supporters to achieve a united Nigeria.

While congratulating the winners of Saturday’s governorship and State Houses of Assembly elections, Tinubu said it was important for the winners and losers initiate the process of healing.

According to the former Lagos State governor, the election is pivotal to the growth and sustenance of democracy and democratic governance at the state levels.

In a statement on Tuesday, Tinubu argued that consolidating democratic governance at the sub-national level will bring more development and improved quality of life to the masses.

To ensure the masses benefit in terms of dividends of democracy and good governance, the President-elect urged the newly elected officials to commence healing process and embrace their challengers in the polls.

The former Lagos governor also condemned what he described physical and verbal assaults committed during the polls, saying the incidents are unacceptable and antithetical to democratic ethos.

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