Governor of Rivers State and Director- General of the All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Organization, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, has described the emergence of General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), as the handiwork of God to effect change in the leadership of the country.
Amaechi stated this on arrival at the Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwa, on Thursday, where he was warmly welcomed by State APC chieftains and Party stalwarts.
The governor expressed appreciation to Nigerians and APC faithful for their collective efforts in voting Buhari and assured that the president-elect will run a transparent and accountable government that will move the nation to greater heights.
According to him, “I attribute the Victory of APC to the handiwork of God. And, it is to effect change in the leadership of this country. I want to thank Nigerians and APC faithful for the various roles they played to lead the party to victory. Be assured that Buhari’s administration will run an accountable and transparent government and will take this nation to the next level”, Amaechi said.
He also enjoined Nigerians and APC supporters to join him in congratulating President-elect Buhari and Vice President-elect, Professor Yemi Osibanjo (SAN), on their victory at the polls.
Speaking at the reception for Gov. Amaechi, Senator Magnus Abe, representing Rivers South East Senatorial District, thanked the Almighty God for making it possible for Nigerians to know the truth in the face of wickedness, political high handedness and impunity by the military and the police against APC supporters in the state.
According to him, “We don’t have anything to say than to tell Governor Amaechi thank you for making it possible for us to identify with the All Progressives Congress that won the Presidential elections.
“The victory for Buhari has made us proud, Rivers people will now be free from wickedness, political high handedness and impunity”, Senator Abe, who list his re-election bid, said.
Also speaking, the Rivers APC Chairman, Davies Ikanya, said: “This Victory of Buhari is the Glory of God and it means Nigerians are beginning to have a say in governance. I congratulate General Buhari and the Director General, Governor Amaechi for putting the vision of the Party into reality”.
Ikanya also urged Rivers people to embrace change and expect to see APC as the ruling party after May 29th, 2015.
“This time around, we have seen that Rivers people and Nigerians are yearning for change and Buhari’s victory is victory for Africa.It is also a good example for other African leaders to emulate.
“Nigerians are happy because they were given freedom to exercise their legitimacy for a credible government. This is a step forward to move the country to achieve desired results”, Ikanya said.