Governor AbdullahiGanduje of Kano State, commended Supreme Court judges over victory, calling on all the opposition join hands with him for the continued development of the state.
Recall that on Monday, the apex court had upheld the election of Mr Ganduje of the All Progressives Congress, APC, just as it dismissed the appeal of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its candidate, Abba Kabir-Yusuf.
In a statement on Monday by the governor’s spokesman, Abba Anwar, said the governor expressed his gratitude to God and the Kano residents “for peaceful conduct of their affairs” in the state.
“We thank Allah for the victory that made it possible for the Supreme Court to reaffirm our victory after Election Petition Tribunal and Court of Appeal judgements.
“We also thank Kano people for peaceful conduct of their affairs,” Mr Anwar quoted the governor as saying.
Mr Anwar said the governor also thanked all people who actively participated in praying for the victory that came his way, emphasising that, “Whoever believes and depends on Allah, will always see light at the beginning, mid and end of the tunnel, no matter the circumstances.”
“We also commend all the Judges who partook in this exercise of deepening democracy. This shows the commitment of our judiciary in strengthening our democracy. This is highly commendable,” he said.
“I insist that our opposition should come and join us to move the state forward. We have a lot of developmental projects on ground. And more are coming.
“Our free and compulsory education policy needs all hands on deck. Our security system also needs all and sundry. Among others,” he said.
“Immediately after the announcement of the Supreme Court Verdict Government House, was filled to capacity with people celebrating the victory. The same look takes over the streets of Kano,” the statement noted.