BY MUSLIM LAWAL
Bauchi State Governor, Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed has dedicated his supreme court victory to the entire people of the state who massively voted for him again into office for a second term in the last governorship election in the state.
The Governor stated this in Bauchi while speaking at the end of a rousing welcome back home victorious rally held at Government House, Bauchi
He said that the celebration could only make sense when every Bauchi child of school age is in the classroom.
Governor Bala Mohammed reiterated his promise to work hard and to offer the state a purposeful leadership, and extended a hand of fellowship to his opponents and their supporters, urging them to join him in the quest to rebuild Bauchi State.
The Governor then commended President Bola Tinubu and his Vice, Senator Kashim Shetima for not interfering in the judicial process of the supreme court, saying that the development culminated in the landmark judgement delivered in his favour in the supreme court.
Also speaking, his deputy, Mohammed Auwal Jatau congratulated Governor Bala Mohammed on their victory which he described as a testament to their administration’s indomitable spirit and tireless efforts towards the total transformation of Bauchi state into a beacon of development and inclusive governance.
He noted that, with “this ruling, the Supreme Court has affirmed its position as the ultimate arbiter of truth, fairness, and the rule of law. Our faith in the judiciary has been further strengthened, as they have boldly upheld the collective will of the people, safeguarding the integrity of the electoral process.
The Deputy Governor then reaffirmed his unflinching loyalty and support to Governor Bala Mohammed towards ensuring prosperity, progress, and inclusive governance in the state for the betterment of every citizen and the promotion of unity, security, peace, and harmony.
Earlier, State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chairman, Hamza Koshe Akuyam, warned stakeholders from all backgrounds to shun insulting leaders, adding that anyone who becomes a leader must be supported and respected.
He advised the governor to exercise power with restraint and accord human dignity to accommodate all categories of people.