The Global Chamber of Business Leaders (GCBL), a coalition of governmental leaders, CEOs and executives across the world, has congratulated Nigeria’s President-elect, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on his emergence as winner of Nigeria’s presidential election held on February 25.
Tinubu, a former two-term governor of Lagos State and candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), won the election with a total of eight million, seven hundred and ninety four thousand, seven hundred and twenty six (8,794,726) votes in the result of of the election declared in the early hours of Wednesday to emerge winner.
He will take over power from incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari on May 29, 2023.
“Allow me to congratulate you on your landslide victory in the Nigerian elections. With you as President, Nigeria will surely turn a new leaf in its history,” GCBL Chairman, Dejan Stancer said to Tinubu in a letter dated March 3, 2023.
Stancer says GCBL will look forward to closer cooperation with Nigeria under the leadership of Mr. Tinubu, adding that the Chamber “will also strive for an even stronger national chapter in Nigeria, which is excellently led by Dr. Abubakar Muhammad, as well as for greater integration of young people into special programs that operate within the framework of the Global Chamber of Business Leaders, such as the Young Business Leaders Program, or the World Future Leaders program, with which we want to connect young people from all over the world and encourage them with the experiences of the best global business leaders.”