Nasiru Gawuna, the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate for governor of Kano, has praised the Court of Appeal’s decision to remove Governor Abba Yusuf from office.
Gawuna stated that truth has won when the Appeal Court upheld his victory in the state’s March 18 governorship election, according to a statement he signed and provided to media on Saturday in Kano.
Gawuna expressed her delight with the decision and said that the tribunal’s and the appellate court’s rulings have confirmed that the legal system is the final resort for the average person.
He added that his goal is growth and development by raising the standard of living for state residents and citizens, and that the appeal court’s affirmation of his election would undoubtedly boost democracy.
He said: “Praise be to Almighty Allah for ensuring our victory today at the Gubernatorial Election Court of Appeal.
“I wish to appreciate the court of appeal for its verdict, which upheld our victory at the election petition tribunal court. The affirmation of the truth by the appeal court will surely strengthen democracy.
“I want to use the opportunity to commend the judges of both the election tribunal and the court of appeal for standing by the truth to ensure that justice prevailed.
“Both the judgements have reaffirmed that the judiciary is the last hope of the common man.”
Speaking further, Gawuna declared that the triumph was for all state citizens and residents and urged support from all voters, regardless of political allegiance.
He added: “This is a victory for all the residents and citizens of the State. Therefore, I am seeking the support of everyone, irrespective of party affiliation, to join hands with me and my running-mate Alhaji Murtala Sule Garo in the advancement of Kano.
“I have to thank our amiable leader, the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr.Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, the Deputy Senate President Sen. Barau Jibrin and the two ministers from Kano State for their support.
“My appreciation also goes to the hardworking State APC Chairman Alh. Abdullahi Abbas, Party Executives, Members of the National and State Assemblies, Local Government Chairmen and Party stalwarts from ward to state level.
“I wish to commend all the Ulamahs, Business Community, Youths and Women Groups for their solidarity and prayers.
“Our mission is growth and development through improvement of the living standard of the residents and citizens of Kano State.
“I am calling on the residents and citizens of the State to remain calm and continue to be law-abiding.”
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