*Says Abba will spend 8 years as Kano governor
By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan
A New Nigeria People’s Party, (NNPP), Chieftain in Ogun State, Ambassador Olufemi Ajadi Oguntoyinbo on Friday, said that the party’s leadership still has the believe and trust in the judiciary.
Speaking with journalists, the NNPP chieftain declared that he and other leaders of the party are not losing any sleep over the judgement of the Kano State governorship election tribunal that nullified the election of Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf as Governor of Kano State.
He stressed that NNPP leadership including himself, are confident that Governor Yusuf will serve ‘four plus four’, two terms of eight years as Governor of Kano State, saying the reaction of the residents of Kano State to the tribunal’s judgement is an indication that the people are still with Abba Yusuf and they appreciate the good works he has started.
Emphasizing that the judgement of the tribunal was a temporary thing that will be upturned by the Court of Appeal, he stated that the manner of delivering the judgement from an unknown place through Zoom showed that the Judges themselves know that the people of Kano are with Abba Yusuf.
” We have the believe and trust in the judiciary and we know we won all elections in Kano State fairly and genuinely. We know the judgement is a temporary thing and it will not deter Gov Abba Yusuf from continuing the good job he has started since May 29″, he said.
Ambassador Ajadi added, “Our leaders are taking the right steps, the peaceful steps to set aside the Tribunal’s judgement and we plead with Kano residents to maintain the peace and patiently await our victory at the Court of Appeal “.
Stressing that the judgement cannot stand the test of time as it will be upturned by the Court of Appeal., he said, ” Our party is appaling with the Tribunal’s judgement and we are confident of winning at the Court of Appeal.”
“I am assuring every Nigerians that our amiable governor, Abba Yusuf will serve the people of Kano State Constitutional two terms. It is going to be four plus four, (4+4) by the Grace of God.I want all residents of Kano State to please maintain the peace. NNPP is a law abiding party. Our presidential candidate, Engineer Rabiu Musa Kwakwanso is a peace loving person, so also is our governor, His Excellency Abba Yusuf.