Wabba described the victory of Buhari as a lesson in perseverance and commitment, made possible by the patience, zeal, resolve, resilience and determination of Nigerians many of whom have undying belief in him.
The full congratulatory letter is after the cut.
Major General Muhammadu Buhari (Rtd)
Federal Republic of Nigeria
LETTER OF CONGRATULATIONS
We at the Nigeria Labour Congress join millions of our compatriots in congratulating you on your victory in perhaps the most keenly contested presidential election in the history of our country.
We strongly believe that your election has undoubtedly opened a new and important chapter in the socio-political development of our nation as we have finally broken the jinx of transiting from one democratically elected civilian government controlled by a ruling party to one contributed by an opposition party.
Your victory is a lesson in perseverance and commitment, made possible by the patience, zeal, resolve, resilience and determination of Nigerians many of whom have undying belief in you.
We believe this special trust reposed in you is a sacred bond between you and the Nigerian people as well as a call to an uncommon duty at a special period in the history of our nation.
The times are challenging and will draw from you every grain of wisdom and courage, justice and equity, urgency and necessity.
We at the Nigeria Labour Congress, like other compatriots not only look up to you with great expectations, we look forward to working with and engaging your government. We stand ready to work with you in defining as well as charting a new agenda for Nigeria.
As we await your response, please accept the assurances of our highest esteem.
Comrade Ayuba Wabba, mni