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Igbo in 19 Northern states congratulate Buhari

Posted: Apr 2, 2015 at 1:53 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

By Joe Nwankwo,Assistant Editor, Abuja

The Igbo Delegates Assembly which is made up of Igbos in the 19 Northern States and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have sent a congratulatory letter to the President-Elect General Muhammadu Buhari.

In the letter signed by Mazi Larry Nwosu, President General and Comrade Auston Ifedinezi, Secretary General, they commended Buhari for resilience and doggedness.

The letter read”we the executive members of Igbo Delegates Assembly and the entire Ndigbo in the 19th states of the Northern Nigeria and FCT, Abuja, wish to heartly congratulate you on your meritorious victory in the March 28th 2015 presidential election. We appreciate your resilience, doggedness and determination. Your success is an inspiration to the upcoming leaders.

“We pray the Almighty God will avail you strong health, sound mind, wisdom and such other facilities to move Nigeria and Nigerians to the next level. Just know it that God has spoken and anointed you to the exalted throne, therefore look onto God for direction.

“We most respectfully praise President Googluck Ebele Jonathan and proudly identify with him for his humility, prudence, love for Nigeria and Nigerians and for initiating the most credible, free, fair and transparent electioneering process in Nigeria and Africa at large.Its only a man of honour and selfless attribute like him that could save Nigeria fro such imminent devastating crisis through his God fearing conduct. May God continue to be with him. He has proven that Nigeria can be better.

The group also commended the INEC Chairman for conducting a free and fair elections adding “we also thank Prof. Attahiru Jega for his focus, steadfastness and activisim. He has set a standard people never new could be possible to the amazement of the international community. May God bless him and enable him to grown from strength to strength and glory to glory.

“The Nigerian Security Agencies, we appreciate and commend you. Nigerian people we admire and commend you for your peaceful conduct before, during and after the elections. It shows a true and total commitment towards uplifting Nigeria to the next level” they added.