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Presidential Poll: Fayose Urges Nigerians To Accept Results

By Lere Olayinka
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Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has urged Nigerians to accept

the outcome of the Saturday presidential election in good faith,

saying; "the election result is the will of God and Nigerians , and

all lovers of peace, progress and development of Nigeria must accept

Governor Fayose, in a statement issued by his Special Assistant on

Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka, hailed the

resilience and commitment of President Goodluck Jonathan and General

Mohammadu Buhari (rtd).
The governor said the election results should not been seen as victory

or loss for any political party, adding that; "To me, Nigerians and

democracy won."
He praised Nigerians for believing in the democratic process, adding

that; "By this election, Nigerians have shown that Democracy has come

to stay in the country."
The governor said; "I salute Nigerians, especially the great people of

Ekiti State.
"I salute President Jonathan for laying the most solid foundation for

democracy in Nigeria. And I salute Major General Buhari for being a

resilience and dogged fighter.
"I urge Nigerians, irrespective of their ethic, religious and

political affiliation to respect the outcome of the election in the

interest of peace, progress and development of the country.

"Nigeria as a country is greater than any individual or group and it

is my plea that no one should do anything to rock the boat of peace in

the country."