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The National Association of Nigerian Students has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari over his victory in the just concluded presidential election.
The congratulatory message was contained in a statement signed by the National Public Relations Officer of the association, Mr. Adeyemi Azeez in Abuja on Wednesday.
Adeyemi, however, called on the re-elected president to take a critical look at the educational sector with a view to providing more infrastructure and training for the benefit of students.
He also urged Buhari to further improve on the masses-friendly policies and projects of his administration to enhance the government’s direct impact on the lives of the masses.
Azeez said, “No nation can wholesomely survive without giving detailed concentration to development of its youths, structurally, academically and morally.
“As such, NANS made bold to challenge President Muhammadu Buhari to give detailed and needful attention to the education sector and also provide well structured vocational training opportunities to Nigerian youths and graduates.
NANS’ image maker sought unity and cooperation among Nigerian people while also imploring aggrieved politician to seek legal redress in court.
“NANS equally implores the aggrieved opposition party(s) to seek redress legally and thereby caution their supporters not to take laws into their hands.“
He commended students for their orderly manner and comportment before, during and after the elections and prayed for God’s guidance for Nigerian leaders.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that INEC declared Buhari re-elected, having polled 15,191,847 votes, winning in 19 states.
INEC said Atiku Abubakar, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party scored 11, 255,978 votes, winning 17 states and the FCT to emerge second in the election with 72 presidential candidates.