Alhaji Mohammed Inuwa Yahaya victory in the Gombe State All Progressive Congress (APC) governorship primary has been described as a walk over for the APC in the state, Abubakar Aliyu Haidar, one of the aspirants stated this shortly after the primary in Gombe on Monday.
Haidar while congratulating Inuwa Yahaya said the victory was the beginning of the defeat of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state.
He said it was based on the transparency of the primary election that the contenders embraced themselves after the exercise without grievances.
He said, “There was level playing ground and as such all the contenders accepted the result in good faith.
“We commend the decorum, maturity and discipline demonstrated by all stakeholders especially by we the candidates. With the outcome of the primary, we have no doubt in the capacity of the APC to sustain its internal democracy at all levels.”
Haider called on all supporters of the other aspirants to respect the results of the election, disclosing that they have resolved and are ready to work with the winning candidate to form a government in the state come 2019.
“As I used this opportunity to congratulate our party flagbearer, I want to call on all our supporters to respect our collective decision by supporting our candidate.
“We are ready to work and cooperate in forming the strongest government in Gombe, which will be all inclusive.
“We would work as a team to ensure victory for the party, I am optimistic that we are winning the general election in 2019 because we are committed towards actualising that,” Haidar said.