Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum on Thursday joined well wishers in congratulating Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu for his emergence as flag-bearer of the APC in the just concluded primary election, saying that he is known for assembling brains and nation building.
Also Zulum in a press statement congratulated President, Muhammadu Buhari, national leaders and all stakeholders of the APC, for the successful conduct of our primaries.
The Statement Reads
“Without the slightest doubt, Tinubu’s antecedents as a freedom fighter (for the entrenchment of democracy in Nigeria) which culminated into his founding role in the APC’s formation, makes his choice very unique for our party APC.”
“Among his many attributes, Tinubu is known for his exceptional wisdom in identifying, nurturing and assembling talented persons regardless of their ethnic and religious identities.”
“Tinubu is also known to reward such talented and productive persons by supporting and building them into becoming highly resourceful leaders, as we have seen across the southwest and possibly beyond.”
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“This uncommon trait has made him (Tinubu) to standout in comity of leaders.”
“On behalf of all our party stakeholders in Borno State, I congratulate Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and our party, for the victory yesterday.”
“May Allah make Tinubu’s choice one that immensely benefit all Nigerians regardless of where they live, their ethnicity, religion and political identities.”
Tinubu was confirmed as the APC presidential candidate after he won the party’s primaries election scoring 1,271 Votes to defeat his closest rival Rotimi Chibuike Amechi who has 316 Votes.