"President Buhari’s inaugural speech brightens hope for democracy in Nigeria" - Gov. Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has described the inaugural speech of President Muhammadu Buhari, as a sign that the President is ready to serve all Nigerians, not minding their political affiliation.

In a statement issued by Mr Fayose’s Special Assistant on Public Communications and Media, Lere Olayinka, he said “the content of the President’s speech showed a man who is desirous of making a success of his administration”.
“Nigerians, including those who voted and did not vote for President Buhari were eagerly waiting for his inaugural speech.

“The speech, if followed in practice, shows that he is ready to govern Nigeria and it is a sign that the president is ready to live above board and lead a government that accommodates all.

“It is my prayer that the Almighty Allah will grant our president the courage and wherewithal to make a success of his administration and further deepen democratic governance, especially in a confederation like Nigeria, by sustaining rule of law,” Governor Fayose said.
He stressed that President Buhari had the constitutional duty to protect all Nigerians, not minding the political party they belonged to.

The governor also hailed the immediate past President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, saying; he laid a foundation for democracy in Nigeria.

The statement also said the event proved to the world that the people of Africa were capable of piloting their own affairs.

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