President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the courage and nobility of former president Goodluck Jonathan for accepting the outcome of 2015 presidential election which he won.
President Buhari made this known when entertainers of the Northern Nigerian extraction, Kannywood paid him a visit at the Aso Rock Villa in Abuja.
Buhari, while speaking at the stated that his respect for President Jonathan will remain because of that decision.
The President said, I will continue to hold former President Jonathan in high esteem as a result of that singular act.
He (Jonathan) was in power as deputy governor, Governor (Bayelsa), Vice-President and President, all for about 10 years and he voluntarily accepted defeat and surrendered power to me.
The President admonished his talented visitors to ensure that they use their talent to promote the cultural heritage of the people and to foster peace coexistence.
On his part, the Secretary to Federation, Mr. Boss Mustapha, while speaking, stated that the fans of the entertainers will guarantee the president 5 Million votes in the 2019 General Election.
He, therefore, urged them to use their platforms in the social media in promoting the achievements of the Buhari administration.
Representatives of the Kannywood entertainers, who spoke at the event, assured the President on their resolve to support and mobilize support for President Buhari, re-election bid.