Former governor of Abia State and Senator- elect, Abia North Senatorial District, Dr Orji Kalu has given reasons President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressive Congress (APC) defeated his main challenger, Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
While congratulating President Buhari on his victory, Kalu said that Buhari deserved a second term having recorded laudable achievements in his first tenure.
The Senator-elect stated that President Buhari has taken Nigeria to enviable heights since he assumed office on May 29, 2015 and deserves a second term in office.
According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Kalu commended the achievements of the Federal Government under Buhari, describing them as unbeatable and remarkable.
Kalu also urged Nigerian leaders to join hands with Buhari in rebuilding Nigeria, adding that the future of Nigeria is bright under the current administration.
He said, “The well-deserved victory of President Muhammadu Buhari did not come to Nigerians as a surprise because of the laudable achievements of the Federal Government.
“President Buhari has in the past four years taken Nigeria to enviable heights.
“Nigeria has taken her rightful place in the comity of nations since President Buhari assumed office.
“The All Progressives Congress-led Federal Government has the welfare of the masses as a priority.
“With the victory of President Buhari in the poll, it is obvious that Nigerians are happy with the President,’’ Kalu said.
He also commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and other stakeholders for ensuring free and fair elections.