Kaduna Governor, Uba Sani
The Governor of Kaduna State, Senator Uba Sani, has described the verdict of the state governorship Election Petition Tribunal as a win for Democracy.
The court upheld his March 18, 2023, election on Thursday and he added that the verdict remained a call to deliver more to the people of the state.
"On this historic day, I join the people of Kaduna state to celebrate this monumental victory for democracy.
"I consider this verdict not only as a win but a call to action, a call to deliver on our campaign promises as captured in the SUSTAIN agenda.
"This victory is a testament to the strength of our great judicial institutions and a proud moment for me as one of the pioneer advocates for democratic governance in Nigeria decades ago.
"The Deputy Governor, Dr Hadiza Sabuwa Balarabe and I express our immense gratitude to the good people of Kaduna State for their prayers, support and firm belief in our mandate.
"Indeed, your unshaken loyalty and confidence in our administration is the propellant to ensuring we continue to deliver on our promises to you," Governor Sani added.
This was contained in a statement on Thursday by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Muhammad Lawal Shehu.
Governor Sani also commended the judges at the tribunal for their diligence and steadfastness in the handling of the case.
The Governor described their "commitment to upholding truth, justice and the rule of law as exemplary."
He equally appreciated the All Progressives Congress (APC) for their support throughout the tribunal hearings.
"Additionally, he thanked his erudite legal team for their representation and praised the leadership and members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for their unflinching support from the beginning of the tribunal.
"Finally, in the spirit of togetherness, Governor Uba Sani has resolved to continue to encourage dialogue with all stakeholders irrespective of political divides, he also promised to maintain an open-door policy to well-meaning citizens to move our great state forward," Shehu added.