The Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu, on Wednesday mentioned the election of President Muhammadu Buhari for a second-term in workplace was a transparent proof that no man, however God offers energy.
Akiolu made the assertion when members of the Senior Government Course 41 of the Nationwide Institute of Coverage and Strategic Research (NIPSS), Kuru, visited him in his palace in Lagos.
The Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) studies that the guests, who had been on research tour of the state had been led by Dr Nasirudeen Usman, NIPSS Performing Director of Research.
Akiolu mentioned the President bought his second time period mandate from God by the individuals of Nigeria.
He mentioned the declare by former President Olusegun Obasanjo, previous to the election, that Buhari wouldn’t win the election as a result of he didn’t assist him had been neutralised by the president’s triumph.
Akiolu mentioned Obasanjo had all the time arrogated to himself the divine energy to find out the nation’s leaders, including that Buhari’s victory within the final election had demystified him.
Akiolu mentioned he had all the time believed Buhari would win the election and that he was glad that the previous president had been proved unsuitable on the finish of the day.
”I had mentioned that Buhari would win even earlier than the election, sadly, the primary individual creating issues on this nation is former president Obasanjo.
”He arrogated to himself the powers of the Almighty Allah by saying it was the assist he gave to Buhari that made him win the primary time period.
”Obasanjo mentioned Buhari wouldn’t win the second time period, however did Buhari not win? Did I not say Obasanjo shall be disenchanted by the point the outcomes had been introduced.
”The president’s victory clearly reveals energy belongs to God solely and no man can resolve who leads the nation”, he added.
Akiolu urged Nigerians to assist the president to ship the products as he begins his second time period in workplace.
He mentioned the issues of insecurity, unemployment and different challenges of the nation can be higher tackled if residents joined arms with authorities to handle them.
The monarch urged politicians to place the problems of the final elections behind them and work collectively for the progress of the nation.
Akiolu suggested Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Get together (PDP) within the basic elections to drop his case towards Buhari’s election.
He predicted that Atiku’s case will quantity to nought on the finish of the day, including that he strongly believed Buhari had the manadate of Nigerians and would end his time period in workplace.
”If anybody of you right here is near Atiku, inform him he can by no means achieve what he’s doing now.
”Buhari will full his time period in workplace, however Buhari too has to take heed to.the individuals, pray to God and be trustworthy in what he’s doing”, he mentioned.
The monarch counseled the go to of the NIPSS Government course members to the state, saying the state would profit from the research tour of the delegation.
The Oba mentioned he was significantly glad that the main target of the tour was to grasp the challenges affecting healthcare supply system within the state with a view to offering options.
Akiolu pressured that qualitative healthcare system was key to improved life expectancy, including that there was a hyperlink between it and improvement.
He advocated elevated budgetary allocation to the well being sector consistent with World Well being Organisation customary.
Akiolu described the NIPSS as a great initiative that had helped formed coverage formulation within the nation.
The monarch mentioned he was as soon as a participant in a course at NIPSS as a police officer and that he nonetheless lived with the expertise until date.
Talking, Usman mentioned the go to was to pay respect to the monarch because it was the norm for members to go to distintiguished personalities wherever they went.
He mentioned the NIPSS members had been on the research tour of the state to review and assess its common well being care supply system.
”Your Royal Highness, you’ll agree with us that common healthcare system is sort of a difficulty within the nation.
”We’ve been within the state for the reason that starting of the week to interact shakeholders within the well being supply sector, to work together with them and discover out the challenges going through the sector.
”On the finish of the day, we are going to current a replica of our report back to the state authorities with the expectation that it could implement our suggestions to enhance healthcare within the state”, he mentioned.
Usman mentioned the Federal Authorities had through the years supported the institute to assist in formulating insurance policies for nationwide improvement.