Aregbesola congratulates Tinubu, Shetimah on victory
The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, has congratulated the President-elect, Sen. Bola Tinubu, and his vice, Sen. Kashim Shetimah, on their victory at the just-concluded presidential election.
The minister, who made this known in a statement on Thursday in Abuja, joined the leadership of the party and other well wishers in congratulating the President-elect and his Vice, Sen. Kashim Shetimah.
Tracing Tinubu’s political progression, Aregbesola said that it was a long and arduous journey, from the Primrose Circle, the Senatorial bid and victory, Justice Forum and June 12 and NADECO struggle, to Sunday Adigun and BATCO gubernatorial struggle and victory.
He said: “the governorship experience and MANDATE era in Lagos, the resurgence of progressive tendency in Western Nigeria, consolidation of progressive influence in Nigeria were previous achievements and now the Presidency.
“You deserve every commendation as we equally give glory to God for His mercy.”
The minister said that the victory was a call to duty, saying “It is my wish that with the victory comes the consolidation of the eight years of massive infrastructure development and progressive policies of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration, deepening of the democratic process and advancement of social democracy, as well as promoting party discipline and guaranteeing of better life for all.”
According to the minister, what is equally important is the need to ensure that Nigeria meets her historic responsibility to Africans and the black race as the leader of both entities.
Aregbesola also congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari and other parties that participated in the election and their candidates, for the keen contest and a successful election.
He prayed that God gives them good health and the wisdom needed for a successful tenure in office.
Source – NAN