Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello has said Nigerians did not make a mistake electing the duo of President Muhammadu Buhari and Yemi Osinbajo in 2015 as the country today is better for it.
Speaking to State House Correspondents after the president met with the Nigeria Governors Forum at the Presidential Villa, Bello expressed appreciation to Nigerians who stood behind the country and Buhari when the president was in London.
Recall that the President came back last Saturday after spending 103 days in London on medical vacation.
Bello said “ First of all we thank God almighty, we thank the good people of Nigeria and those outside the country who stood firm behind Mr President and the country. Our President went to take care of his heath and now he is back healthy and healthier than before. We are here to appreciate him.
“We thank almighty God that he is back safely. We equally thank his able lieutenant, Professor Yemi Osinbajo who held the country firm in his absence. That is the demonstration of team work. It has equally shown that Nigerians selected the best and elected the best in 2015 general election and today Nigeria is better for it.
“We thank People across the world who really stood firm behind the country in the absence of Mr President. He is back we are celebrating life. We are celebrating health.
On his part, Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong said with the president back to the country, things are beginning to pick shape.
He also commended Osinbajo for holding forte in the President ‘s absence as there was no vacuum in governance.
According to him: “It is with great humility and joy that the entire state governors are here on behalf of various states. With gratitude to God almighty for bringing back out President safely. You can see some level of enthusiasm and happiness on the faces of all the governors. That is to say all of us were anxiously waiting for the return of our dear President.