PEPC: Gov Inuwa says Tinubu's victory paves way for him to continue with his quality leadership

Tinubu and Inuwa 

By Williams Ago, Gombe

Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, has applauded the judgment of the Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC), which unanimously affirmed President Bola Ahmed Tinubu's victory in the 2023 presidential election.

Governor Inuwa Yahaya, who is also Chairman of the Northern Governors' Forum, described the judgment as a victory for democracy and truth, adding that it is also a momentous affirmation of the Nigerian people's trust in the president's leadership.

In a statement made available to newsmen by Ismaila Uba Misilli, Director-General, Press Affairs, Government House Gombe, the governor said, "this victory is a testament to the strength of our democracy, the resilience of our institutions, and the belief of our people in a brighter future". 

He commended the PEPC's dismissal of the consolidated petitions presented by the People’s Democratic Party, Labour Party, and People’s Democratic Movement, along with their Presidential candidates, describing the decision as a reinforcement of the people's will and the transparency of Nigeria's electoral system.

The governor also congratulated the All Progressives Congress, APC family and hailed the legal team that represented the president and the party. 

He also commended the erudition of the judges and indeed the Nigerian judiciary for their diligent handling of the cases and ultimately upholding the sanctity of Nigerian democracy, noting that the meticulous review has unequivocally validated the legitimacy of the President and Vice President's election, confirming that they were duly elected by the majority of lawful votes.

To INEC, the Governor said, it must be hailed for its impartial role during the polls as the unbiased umpire in the electoral process.

"The victory of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, GCFR, and Vice President Kashim Shettima, GCON, in the presidential election petition court proceedings is a triumph for democracy and truth. It paves the way for the President to continue with his quality leadership for the benefit of all Nigerians".

He assured that the Government of Gombe State wholeheartedly supports the president's vision for a better Nigeria and believes his leadership represents renewed hope for the nation.

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