Former Chief of Army Staff and erstwhile Envoy of Nigeria to the Republic of Benin, Lt.General TY Buratai Rtd, CFR has enjoined Nigerians to support President Bola Ahmed Tinubu in his renewed hope for a better Nigeria.
Buratai’s clarion call is not unconnected to the verdict of the presidential tribunal which has reaffirmed the victory of Tinubu as the president of the federal republic of Nigeria. According to Buratai, Tinubu’s victory reinforces the triumph of democracy.
This ruling, according to Buratai, not only upholds the principles of justice and fairness but also reinforces the triumph of democracy. As we recognize this momentous event, it is crucial for all Nigerians to actively engage in the democratic process. Each citizen must embrace their civic duty and contribute to the betterment of our nation. Together, we can build a stronger society where the voice of every individual is heard and respected. Let us all unite under the banner of democracy and strive towards a brighter future for our nation.
Thus. he urged Nigerians to join hands with him:
PRESIDENT TINUBU’S VICTORY REINFORCES THE TRIUMPH OF DEMOCRACY LET US SUPPORT HIM IN HIS RENEWED HOPE FOR A BETTER NIGERIA
1. In the light of the Presidential Elections Petition Court’s verdict on 6 September 2023 validating the election victory of President Bola AhmedTinubu GCFR, I extend my hearty congratulations to His Excellency, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu GCFR on this significant and most remarkable verdict. This ruling not only upholds the principles of justice and fairness but also reinforces the triumph of democracy. As we recognize this momentous event, it is crucial for all Nigerians to actively engage in the democratic process. Each citizen must embrace their civic duty and contribute to the betterment of our nation. Together, we can build a stronger society where the voice of every individual is heard and respected. Let us all unite under the banner of democracy and strive towards a brighter future for our nation.
2. While political affiliations often divide individuals into different parties, it is crucial to recognize that once elected, there can only be one president at a time. Therefore, it is essential for all citizens, regardless of their party affiliations, to unite and support President Bola Ahmed Tinubu. By setting aside our differences and working together towards a common goal, we can foster a sense of unity and ensure the effective functioning of our government. It is through this collective effort that we can maximize the potentials for positive change and encourage the development of policies that benefit the entire nation.
3. It is essential for us to acknowledge that, despite our varying political affiliations, we all share a common objective – the advancement of our nation. The success of any political party hinges on its ability to serve the interests of the people, uphold democratic principles, and promote unity. Let us concentrate on the matters of utmost importance and engage in productive discussions that will bring about positive transformations.
4. Furthermore, every segment of our society plays a crucial role in the peace, development, security, and progress of our country. The states and local government administrations are particularly essential in this endeavour. As the closest level of government to the people, they bear the responsibility of effectively providing essential services, maintaining law and order, and promoting economic growth within their respective jurisdictions. By working in tandem with the Federal Government, states and local governments can address the unique needs and concerns of their communities, fostering a sense of inclusivity and empowerment. Moreover, their involvement in policy-making and implementation allows for a more comprehensive approach to national development, ensuring that every citizen can benefit from the advancements and opportunities that arise. Therefore, the states and local government administrations must carry out their responsibilities efficiently as they form the backbone of our nation’s progress and prosperity.
5. It is imperative for Nigerians, especially youth groups and community based organizations (CBOs) to sustain their unwavering support for the administration led by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, as he has proven himself to be a reliable and capable leader who is committed to fulfilling his promises. With a track record of accomplishments and a firm understanding of the challenges facing Nigeria, President Tinubu possesses the experience and expertise necessary to deliver the much-needed dividends of good governance. As a tested and trusted leader, he has consistently demonstrated his dedication to the welfare and the progress of the nation. Through his visionary leadership and pragmatic approach, President Tinubu has the potential to bring about positive and sustainable changes that will benefit all Nigerians. It is, therefore, crucial for all of us citizens to continue rallying behind his administration, ensuring that he has the necessary support to transform the country and lead it towards a brighter future.
Lt. General TY Buratai Rtd, CFR
Former COAS and former Envoy of Nigeria to the Republic of Benin