Mimiko Congratulates Buhari, wants peaceful Easter celebration

Ondo State Governor , Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, has congratulated General Muhammadu Buhari on his emergence as presi­dent-elect from the March 28, 2015 elections, even as he called for a hitch free Easter celebration.

The governor, while speaking with newsmen in the Government House Akure on Friday urged the president-elect to be mag­nanimous in victory and rule the country with the tenets of the rule of law as inherent in his acceptance speech.

He appealed to the newly elected president to work as­siduously towards fulfilling his electoral promises to the Nigerian electorate, more importantly on ‘Change’, being the key mantra of his campaign.

Governor Mimiko who assured of his administra­tion’s partnership with Gen. Buhari in moving Nigeria forward, also congratulated President Jonathan on his show of sportsmanship in congratulating the presi­dent-elect even before the final tally of votes, describ­ing it as a step in the right direction to further deepen Nigeria’s democracy.

Meanwhile, the Ondo State governor in his mes­sage to the people of the state to commemorate the Easter celebration, implored the people to emulate the love demonstrated by God to mankind by making His son a sacrifice for the sin of the world.

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