The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr. Abdulahi Ganduje, says the judgement of Kano governorship election petition tribunal as a reflection of wishes of the people.
Ganduje, who is the immediate past Governor of the state stated this on Wednesday while addressing a press conference in Abuja, shortly after the tribunal nullified the victory of Abba Yusuf of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) and declared APC as the winner.
The Chairman commended the judiciary for delivering a fair and transparent judgement.
He also urged the supporters of the party to in the state to remain calm and peaceful.
He said: “Today (Wednesday) is a historic day. We thank Allah for providing an enabling environment for the judiciary to deliver fair, transparent judgement in our favour and judgement that is true (reflection of the wishes of the people).
“We thank the judiciary, our party leaders in our state, we thank the business community, the various support groups. We have to commend everybody in Kano state for being patient and continuous prayers for Allah to give us victory.
“We urged them to continue to be peaceful, to continue to conduct themselves in a peaceful manner. We assure the Business Community that our new government if we come in In Sha Allah under our able Governor, Dr Yusuf Gawana that business will flourish in Kano.”
On his part, the governorship candidate of APC in the 2023 elections in the state, Dr. Yusuf Gawuna commended the judiciary for being fair.
He said: “Is a day that Allah has made it fruitful for us to emerge victorious based on the judgement of today and Alhamdulillah we have thank the judiciary for being fair.
“We know Allah is the one that has done. He is the one that has done it for us before, He is the one that has done it now and In Sha Allah He will do it for us in the coming time. We pray that Allah will give us the health and life to be able to deliver to the people on the right path.”
Gawuna assured that he would continue the good work started by Ganduje and he was going to be fair to everybody.
He said, “Kano State is a commerce, and commerce, education, health —are areas we have highlighted in our blueprint during our campaign and In Sha Allah we will continue with what we have said. We make sure Kano is free from insecurity and other vices. We appreciate the support from the state and beyond.”