Veteran Nollywood actress, Joke Silva has congratulated President Buhari and leaders of the ruling party, APC, after winning the 2019 presidential election.
Sharing photos of President Buhari, VP Osinbajo, national chairman of APC Adams Oshiomole, and APC national leader Bola Tinubu, she wrote:
‘Congratulations. Well done. League of Extraordinary gentlemen. Now hit the ground running. Consolidate. 4years is a short time. Power needs to be sorted, without it we are going nowhere fast. Apapa port. soo much. God be with you, guide you, give you wisdom’.
President Muhammadu Buhari was earlier today declared the winner of the 2019 presidential election. The announcement was made by Mahmood Yakubu, the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.
President Muhammadu Buhari polled 15,191,847 votes from the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and the 36 states in the country to defeat his main Challenger Atiku Abubakar who got 11,262,978 votes
“That Muhammadu Buhari of the APC having satisfied and scored the highest number of votes is hereby declared winner and return elected,” Yakubu said.
While the announcement of results was still in progress, the opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, called for a halt and rejected results earlier declared. However, their call was not heeded by the electoral body.