Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, on Friday said the judgment of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, which declared the PDP as winner of the gubernatorial election in Zamfara State as well as in the state’s House of Assembly elections, upheld the rule of law and ensured justice.
Atiku, in a statement signed by his media aide, Paul Ibe, said “Nothing is as pleasing to the ears of believers, as justice being served in the holy month of Ramadan,” Atiku said.
He commended the Lord Justices for putting aside the interests of the powerful and upholding the interests of Nigeria and Nigerians. “God first, Nigeria second, must be our priority as trustees of the people.”
“When justice prevails, the people rejoice, chains are broken, freedom is multiplied and society is enriched.”
Atiku said he is hopeful that the Supreme Court and “our Lords Justices will let Lady Justice have full reign in other petitions that will come before them, and that good conscience, fear of God and the rule of law will prevail.
“In so doing, they will write their names for good on the sands of time and avoid the infamy that oppressors wish to thrust on them as their legacy.
“Once again, Atiku Abubakar commends the Supreme Court for siding with justice. He congratulates the Governor-elect Hon. Bello Matawalle and the people of Zamfara, who will finally have a government that will address the issues that have made life an ordeal in that great state. The storm is over and peace and calm are coming to Zamfara,” Atiku said.
Breaking News: France 2019: Super Falcons Scraps Through, To Battle Germany
The Super Falcons of Nigeria have qualified for the round of 16 in the ongoing FIFA Women’s World Cup in...
Banditry: NAF Offers Free Medical Services To 3,000 Idps In Niger
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it is offering free medical services to about 3, 000 victims of banditry from...
Group Hails President Buhari For Appointing Kyari GMD Of NNPC
A body known as South South Reawakening Group (SSRG), has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing Mr Mele Kyari as...
NUJ sensitises Plateau residents against suicide
The Plateau Chapter of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), on Thursday organised a sensitisation seminar to stem the tide...
Kidnapping: Police Reiterate Commitment To Ensure Safety Of Citizens In Abaji, FCT
Mr Bala Ciroma, the Commissioner of Police in charge of the Federal Capital Territory ( FCT), has reiterated the Commands...
Vision 2020: Olonisakin Urges ECOWAS Defence Chiefs To Strengthen Collaborations, Ensures Peace/Security
The meeting of the ECOWAS Committee of Chiefs of Defence Staff (CCDS) ended with a call on member states to...
DSS Confirms Arrest Of Fake Medical Doctor In Adamawa
The Department of State Services (DSS) has confirmed the arrest of the Principal Medical Director of Fufore Cottage Hospital in...
COVER STORIES20 hours ago
Suicide: FG Restricts Sale, Use Of Sniper
EDUCATION20 hours ago
FG To Enroll Federal Varsities On IPPIS Platform
POLITICS18 hours ago
Intrigues Behind Omo-Agege’s Emergence As Deputy Senate President
NEWS13 hours ago
PMB Appoints NEW GMD For NNPC
NEWS5 hours ago
After Public Outcry, Senate President Rescind Adedayo’s Appointment
WORLD12 hours ago
Iran Shoots Down US Drone Amid Tensions
OPINION11 hours ago
Obasanjo: The Making Of A Fake Crusader
OPINION18 hours ago
When Edo Lawmakers Were Beaten To Their Game