President Muhamadu Buhari of Nigeria has said that victory and defeat are part of elections.
He made this assertion through his spokesperson Garba Shehu when He commended Coalition For Change for withdrawing its petition against the President in the election petition tribunal Today, June 10, 2019.
He said “for some in the opposition, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC is good, when they win. Where they lose, INEC is unreliable”.
The President commended the Coalition for Change (C4C) following the withdrawal of its case through its lawyer, at the resumed hearing before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal on Monday .
President Buhari noted that it is a sign of true patriotism.
He said “by accepting defeat with grace, the C4C has chosen to prioritize the stability of our country and the voice of the people”.
He further said “that the challenges facing the nation are huge and we need all hands on deck”.
According to the President the people of Nigeria have chosen President Him to lead them, and all stakeholders should deploy their energy towards supporting his efforts