Edited By Georgina Humphrey
Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Dr. Dele Alake has congratulated President Bola Tinubu on his triumph at the Supreme Court.
This is contained in a statement signed by the Special Assistant on Media to the Minister, Segun Tomori in Abuja.
The statement says the people’s will as expressed at the polls has prevailed.
“I congratulate the President and Commander-In-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on his triumph at the Supreme Court, Indeed, the affirmation of his victory in concurrence with the Presidential Elections Petitions Tribunal (PEPT) is a further testament to the sanctity of the mandate, freely given to him by the Nigerian people.” He adds.
It urges the opposition to join hands with the President in delivering the Renewed Hope Agenda.
“With the apex court ruling, electoral litigation has come to an end, therefore, I urge the opposition to exhibit the spirit of sportsmanship and congratulate the President whilst joining hands with him to revamp the economy and deliver the dividends of democracy to Nigerians” the Minister stated.
According to the statement, Alake appealed to Nigerians, irrespective of how they voted in the last election to support the administration and have faith in ongoing reforms, stressing that the present temporary pains will soon ease out.
“There is a lot of ongoing reforms that will soon yield fruits. Part of it is renewed efforts to diversify the economy with a focus on solid minerals. We have developed a roadmap for the mining sector, which will address challenges faced in the sector and open it up to massive local and foreign investments.
“The multiplier effect of this will lead to immense jobs and make solid minerals a major revenue earner for the country, in a short while, “the Minister added.
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