All Progressives Congress ( APC ) House of Representatives member - elect in Ekiti State , Hon Olusola Fatoba, has said the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in the presidential poll , had further strengthened the power of the masses in the determination of who governs the country .
He added that Nigerians voted massively for President Buhari to appreciate the federal government ’s people oriented programmes and policies in the last four years or there about .
Fatoba , posited that the resounding victory of the president has returned power to poor Nigerian Masses and reduced that of the elite , who had hitherto been the ones dictating the pace on who becomes the president since independence.
The APC chieftain , who was elected on February 23 election to represent Ado / Irepodun / Ifelodun federal constituency ,also added that the superlative performance of Governor Kayode Fayemi and women empowerment of the governor ’s wife, Bisi , accounted for the APC ’ s good showings in Ekiti.
Speaking with newsmen in Ado Ekiti on Tuesday, Fatoba posited that Buhari through his re -election had demystified the powers of the ruling elites and brought recognition to the masses .
“ The victory of President Muhammadu Buhari has elevated the powers of the electorate and their relevance about who should become the president of our dear nation.
” In the past , few elite dictated the pace in the politics of the nation, but now President Buhari had brought a paradigm shift to our politics and people have now taken ownership of government ” , he said .