The president-elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Thursday, pledged to work for all Nigerians by working hard from day one so as to deliver his campaign promises.
This is even as he reiterated that he would run a fair and inclusive administration that would unite all Nigerians.
Tinubu gave the assurance when he received members of the National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress.
He said, “It is going to be a fair government guided by the rule of law, justice and fairness. It is going to be hard work from day one and we are going to join hands in building a government of the people and by the people.
“We drew a strong commitment with Nigerians. From the primary we were transparent. We were committed to our ideals. We promised Nigerians that if we win we will work for all Nigerians.”
The delegation arrived at his residence in Abuja on a congratulatory visit at about 2.35 pm, also had the National Chairman of the APC, Senator Adamu Abdullahi; National Youth Leader, Dayo Israel; Deputy National Women Leader, Zainab Ibrahim; Vice chairman (North-East), Salihu Lukman and National Secretary, Iyiola Omisore in attendance.
While drawing attention to the challenges of electioneering in the country, Tinubu said he ran a tough campaign anchored on issues right from his bid for the APC’s ticket.
The President-elect also restated his commitment to unite the country promising to be president for all.
According to him, he felt a fresh weight of responsibility after collecting his certificate of return from the Independent National Electoral Commission on Wednesday, promising to commit his victory to unite Nigeria.
“I am committed to uniting the country. Definitely in any contest, particularly democratic contest, there must be losers and winners,” he stated.
Tinubu also thanked the party leadership for showing commitment and courage in leading the party to victory despite all the odds.
Earlier, Adamu disclosed in his speech that though transition elections are always tough for ruling parties, the victory of the APC was long foreseen.
He also explained that the APC NWC came to identify with the president-elect and congratulate him on his victory.