Oritsejafor congratulates Buhari, lauds Jonathan’s sportsmanship‎




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The National President of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, and Arch Bishop of Abuja, Cardinal John Onaiyekan, on Tuesday congratulated the president-elect, Buhari, on his election.

CAN president in a statement in Abuja stressed the need for harmony between Christians and Muslims in the quest for a prosperous Nigeria.

He also saluted Nigerians for a peaceful election and prayed for a prosperous future for the country.

Oritsejafor also praised President Goodluck Jonathan for exhibiting good sportsmanship in conceding to the president-elect.

Also, the Arch Bishop of Abuja, Cardinal John Onaiyekan, said losers should learn to accept defeat and the winners should use this opportunity to oppress the losers.

Speaking in an in Abuja, Onaiyekan also advised politicians to learn a lesson that a political content must have winners and losers.

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The added that winners should use the opportunity to oppress the losers, adding that Nigeria would remain one, whether Nigerians liked it or not.

“Nigerians should take a queue and learn a lesson that a political content must have winners and losers,” he said.

Onaiyekan, a member of the National Peace Committee, said the visited the State to congratulate President Goodluck Jonathan for his statesmanship at the just-concluded election.

The also congratulated Jonathan for his good conduct and for conceding defeat.

am in the company of other of the National Peace Committee; we went to greet and to thank Jonathan for conducting free, fair and acceptable elections.

“We also congratulated him for the conduct free, fair elections, the security and for conceding defeat,” Onaiyekan said.