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Mark Congratulates Buhari, Praise Jonathan



Senate President, David Mark, has congratulated the President-elect Major-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd), for emerging victorious at Saturday’s presidential election.
Mark said Buhari winning the poll was a “reflection” of the wishes of the majority of Nigerians, who elected him as the next President of the country.
In a statement on Wednesday by his Special Adviser Media and Publicity, Mr. Kola Ologbodiyan, the Senate President described the victory as a reward for Buhari’s resilience as a politician.
However, Mark called on Buhari to be magnanimous in victory by carrying all‎ Nigerians, irrespective of their political divide and creed, along in his agenda for Nigeria.
Mark was also full of praises for Incumbent ‎President, Goodluck Jonathan, whom he said demonstrated sportsmanship by accepting the outcome of the poll and congratulating the winner.
The Senate President noted that history would be Kind to Jonathan for this singular act.
Mark added that the result of the election was a victory for democracy, advising Nigerians to remain united and peaceful.
He statement eulogised Jonathan more, “President Jonathan has assumed a clear leadership in the comity of African nations where Heads of Government are perceived to be sit-tight leaders.
“He (President Jonathan) has set a classic acceptance of the aphorism that power belongs to God and He grants whoever He pleases.
“For this, history will be kind to him.”

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