Politics: Ombugadu Speaks On Supreme Court Ruling On Nasarawa Guber Dispute

Adoga Stephen By Adoga Stephen - Editor-In-Chief
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Lafia — David Ombugadu, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the governorship position in Nasarawa State, has responded to the Supreme Court’s decision to dismiss his appeal. The appeal was made in relation to the electoral victory of Governor Abdullahi Sule in the governorship election held on March 8, 2023.

After Governor Sule, who belongs to the All Progressives Congress (APC), emerged victorious, some PDP supporters took to the streets in Lafia, the state capital, to protest.

In a statement released on Friday, Ombugadu expressed his gratitude to his supporters for their unwavering support throughout the election and the subsequent legal proceedings.

Ombugadu stated that he has been truly inspired by the dedication of his supporters to the principles of democracy, justice, and the ideals of the party.

As the PDP candidate, he expressed his commitment to continue working for the improvement of Nasarawa.

He said: “While the outcome may not have been what we had hoped for, the strength and dedication displayed by you and countless others during this period have not gone unnoticed.

“Your commitment to the principles of democracy, justice, and the ideals we hold dear has been truly inspiring.

“Though the court’s verdict did not align with our expectations, let us remember that our shared values and dedication to the betterment of Nasarawa State remain steadfast.

“I am grateful for the trust and belief you placed in me throughout this journey. Your support has been a source of strength, and I am honoured to have had such dedicated supporters by my side.

“As we navigate the path forward, let us continue to uphold the spirit of unity and resilience that defines our state and country in general.

“Together, we can contribute to the progress and development of Nasarawa state, irrespective of the challenges we may face.”

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By Adoga Stephen Editor-In-Chief
Stephen studied Mass Communication at the Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu (now Lagos State University of Science and Technology), where he acquired requisite training for the practice of journalism. He loves the media, and his interest mostly lies in print medium, where his creative writing skill makes him a perfect fit.