17th November, 2023
Gov Dauda Lawal of Zamfara on Friday called on the people of the state to remain calm and law abiding over the Appeal Court verdict on his governorship election.
The Appeal Court sitting in Abuja on Thursday declared March 18, Zamfara governorship election inconclusive.
The court ordered a rerun in three local government areas of Birnin-Magaji, Bukkuyum and Maradun.
Lawal, who spoke through his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, described the verdict as a temporary setback.
“I want to call on the people of Zamfara to remain calm, our legal team is thoroughly reviewing the verdict.
“We will follow through with the necessary actions to achieve a just outcome,” the Governor assured his supporters.
According to him, the outcome of the governorship election on March 18 represented the people’s yearning for a shift towards positive development and progress.
“I remain optimistic that the collective decision of the people will ultimately prevail.
“We will emerge victorious, our unwavering determination and steadfast commitment leave no room for doubt or fear.
“Though we faced numerous challenges on the road to victory in the last election, now we are fully committed to retain this widely acclaimed mandate.”