The decision of the Supreme Court which upheld the September 11 Judgment of the Justice Mohammed Garba-led Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal that affirmed President Muhammadu Buhari’s victory at the polls, has been described as forthright and instructional for the continuous political development of the country.
The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Arch Olamilekan Adegbite who commended the verdict said it reasserts the confidence of the masses in the apex court. He said: “The Supreme Court has once again proved itself as the last bastion of justice and the defender of the will of the masses.”
Special Assistant on media to the minister, Mr Ayodeji Adeyemi quoted the minister as saying: “I am very delighted with the decision of the Supreme Court that upheld the will of the people,” stating that the electorate voted massively for President Muhammadu Buhari due to the good works he did in his first tenure.
The minister explained that President Muhammadu Buhari has done so much to improve the economy, adding that the anti corruption crusade of the Buhari administration was has done so much to revitalize the economy.
The minister said: “Nigerians should be happy and hopeful, President Buhari’s second tenure will improve the welfare of Nigerians due to the reforms embarked upon in the first tenure,” adding that Nigeria moved up by fifteen steps in the World Bank’s 2020 Ease of Doing Business Index.
“With this, we expect that more foreign investment would flow into the economy ultimately creating more opportunities and jobs,” the minister added.