Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State has dedicated the victory of two members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as National Assembly candidates.
Senator Ibrahim Abdullahi Danbaba and Dr Balarabe Shehu Kakale were returned elected by the Appeal Court as senator representing Sokoto South and member representing Dange Shuni,Bodinga and Tureta federal constituency respectively.
Attributing the feat to God’s intervention, Tambuwal stated Friday while addressing a crowd of PDP supporters who converged on Sokoto Government House to celebrate the victory, explained that the entire PDP family in the state is grateful to God.
Urging party faithful to continue to work hard for the victory of the party at all times, the governor expressed optimism that God willing the mandates given to other PDP candidates by the electorates during the elections in the state would be lawfully retrieved at the court.
Tambuwal appealed to the party supporters in the state to continue to shun violence and work assiduously towards the attainment of the party’s lofty goals of moving the state forward.
In his remarks, senator-elect for Sokoto-South senatorial district, Ibrahim Abdullahi Danbaba, described governor Tambuwal as trust worthy and dependable leader that has the progress of his people always at heart.
Senator Danbaba called on the people of the state to intensify prayer for the success of present administration in the state under the leadership of governor Tambuwal.
He also appealed to PDP supporters across the state to mobilize more support for the party for its success in all the rerun elections in the state and federal consituencies to be conducted by INEC.
Also speaking member-elect for Dange Shuni,Bodinga and Tureta federal constituency, Dr Balarabe Shehu Kakale attributed their victory to God and excellent leadership of governor Tambuwal.
Dr Kakale appealed to the youths in the state to always be of good behavior as always being preached by the governor.
The member-elect thanked the entire PDP family in the state for their persistent prayers for the continuos success of the party.