The All Progressives Congress candidate in the 2023 governorship election in Kano State, Nasiru Gawuna, says the judgements of the Election Petition Tribunal and the Court of Appeal which affirmed his victory at the poll, had reaffirmed that the judiciary is the last hope of the common man.....CONTINUE READING
Gawuna said this in a statement issued to newsmen in Kano on Saturday, following his affirmation as the validly elected Governor of the state by the Court of Appeal on Friday.
In the statement which he captioned:”The Truth Has Prevailed, Judgment Is Victory For Everyone,” the former Deputy Governor of Kano State, said: “Praise be to Almighty Allah for ensuring our victory 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 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,” he said.
Gawuna said his victory at the courts was a victory for all the residents and citizens of the State, urging them to, irrespective of their party affiliation, support him and his running mate, Murtala Sule Garo, in the task of developing Kano State.
“Our mission is growth and development through improvement of the living standard of the residents and citizens of Kano State,” he said.
He called on residents and citizens of the State to remain calm and continue to be law abiding.
Gawuna then thanked 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 Alhaji Abdullahi Abbas, Party Executives, Members of the National and State Assemblies, Local Government Chairmen and Party stalwarts from ward to state levels.
“I wish to commend all the Ulamas, Business Community, Youths and Women Groups for their solidarity and prayers,”Gawuna added.