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APC Chieftain Congratulates Tinubu, Shettima On National Honours

ABEOKUTA – One of the leaders of an All Progressives Congress (APC) 2023 Presidential Campaign Support group, Alhaji Abdulwahab Korede Quadri, has congratulated the President – elect, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Vice President – elect, Senator Kassim Shettima on their conferment of Nigeria’s Highest national honours of Grand Commander of the Order of the Federal Republic (GCFR) and the Grand Commander of the Order of the Niger (GCON) respectively by President Muhammadu Buhari.

This was contained in a statement personally signed by Alhaji Korede Quadri on Thursday.

The APC chieftain called on the President-elect to keep the ground running once ceremoniously inaugurated on 29th May, 2023.

Alhaji Quadri, however, expressed deep optimism that the Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu – led administration will witness transformation development.

He also maintained that the Tinubu’s administration will engender unity and national cohesion by giving every part of the country a sense of belonging, adding that the administration will be all inclusive.

He said, “it gives me great pleasure to congratulate our President – elect, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu on his highest national honour conferred on him today by Nigeria’s outgoing President, Muhammadu Buhari as the Grand Commander of Federal Republic (GCFR), and his Vice President-elect, Senator Kassim Shettima, who also received Grand Commander of Niger (GCON), respectively”.

“Similarly, the official handing over to you by President Muhammadu Buhari, this Thursday, in Abuja, in line with Executive Order 14 which mandates that the transition council issues handover notes containing, amongst other things, proposed policy direction for the incoming administration gives credence to your emergence as Nigeria’s President – elect”.

“Now that the mantle of leadership has been handed to you by the outgoing President, Muhammadu Buhari, and as a true democrat, I urge you to keep the ground running”.

“As former governor of Lagos State, I could attest to your sterling performance which saw rapid transformation in all facets of the state, it is my sincere belief that once you assume office officially, you’ll replicate the same transformation across the country for benefits of all”, he said.

He also expressed optimism that Tinubu’s administration will also address the issues of insecurity, separatists, agitations and banditry, among other crimes country.

While stressing that the Tinubu’s administration will engender unity and national cohesion by giving every part of the country a sense of belonging, he cautioned and warned those demonizing the victory of Tinubu/Shettima, and their inauguration to desist from propagating false narrative and plot that could cause public disunity.

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