Two-time Governor of Bendel and Mid-West Region Dr. S O Ogbemudia has congratulated the President Elect Gen. Muhammadu Buhari on his Victory.
In a statement he personally signed and made available to Sunday Observer yesterday, General Ogbemudia said he had known the president elect since 1963 when he was commissioned into the Nigerian Army.
“I had the privilege to see some of his confidential reports written by his commanders in which he was described as a young officer with boundless energy, and willing to continue when others are tired.
“The Energy and resilience he has truly demonstrated in politics by winning a historic election at the fourth attempt. I am confident he will lead Nigeria into a remarkable era”.
To the defeated PDP, Dr. Ogbemudia urged its leadership to see the loss as an opportunity to begin to demonstrate capacity as a viable and credible alternative in the service of the nation. “A peep into what went wrong is called for”; he counseled
He described the conduct of President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan in conceding defeat  as a demonstration of both sportsmanship and statesmanship stressing that the verdict of history will be favourable to him.