Congratulations are in order for Abdullahi Ganduje of All Progressive Congress (APC) and the people of Kano State.
The Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje was re-elected on Sunday 24th Of February after winning the supplementary election held in Kano state.
The Governor who won amidst all the controversy has described the election process in the state as “really democratic”. He showed gratitude to all his supporters for coming out in en-mass to re-elect him.
He didn’t leave out the opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and their supporters while addressing the press. He simply admonished them to accept the outcome of the exercise saying that they should take it in good faith.
“We have to appeal for peace and stability. Those who jubilate should jubilate in peace to avoid intimidation and those who are not happy should take it in good faith. But all I can say is, it is democracy in action and we need to live together,”
Ganduje stated that he would consolidate the programs and policies already being implemented in his previous term as he plans to deliver his best in the next 4 years as Governor.
He said, “I believe that we shall take Kano to the next level considering what we have already done on the ground. There is no doubt when you are going for a second term, you are going for consolidation in order to ensure that there is continuity in all the policies programmes so that we ensure that we take the state forward and also we have to extend our hand of friendship to all those who contested so that we come together and move Kano State forward”.
Recall Ganduje was announced as the winner of the election on Sunday after he polled a total of 1,033,695 as against his closest rival, Abba Yusuf of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who polled 1,024,713.
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