President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday said the president-elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu was the best among all the presidential candidates that participated in the 2023 general elections.
Buhari, in his farewell message to Nigerians to mark the end of his eight years as a democratically elected President also said Nigerians made the right decision by voting Tinubu as his successor in the keenly contested elections.
He also enjoined the opposition political parties to accept the verdict of the courts on the actual winner of the elections.
He said “To my brother, friend and fellow worker in the political terrain for the past ten years – Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu -, I congratulate you on the realisation of your dream, which was propelled by a burning passion to put Nigeria amongst the leading nations of the world”
” You have indeed worked for this day and God has crowned your efforts. I have no doubt that your passion for excellence, reliance on competence, fairness in relationships, commitment to equity, loyalty to the country and desire for Nigeria to be globally relevant would come through for you, under God’s guidance, as you lead our country to levels higher that I am leaving”.
“You are the best candidate among all the contestants and Nigerians have chosen well”.