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It’s time for governance, let the opposition shelves their sword, says Gov Bala

The Bauchi State Governor his Excellency Sen. Bala Abdulkadir Muhammad has called on the opposition to shelves their sword saying its time governance would now take centre stage towards consolidating on his achievements. 

Bala made this known while reacting to his Tribunal’s Victory in the Governorship election held on march 18, 2023. 

The Tribunal, led by Justice PT Kwahar, struck out the petition filed by the candidate of the All Progressives Congress APC Retired Air Marshal Sadique Baba Abubakar, challenging the victory of Bala Mohammed as earlier declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC.

Delivering the judgement, Justice PT Kwahar held that the court has no grounds to nullify the election as the petitioners failed to provide convincing evidence.

Reacting to the court’s verdict, Governor Bala Mohammed who described the development as a victory to the country’s democracy commended the tribunal for meeting the expectation overwhelming expectation of people.

He appreciated the sacrifices made by his legal team led by Mr. Chris Uche SAN, the State PDP officials, supporters during the court’s proceedings.

On his part, lead council to the plaintiff Mr Kola Olawaye SAN said they would apply for the satisfied copy of the judgement and discuss with his client for further action.

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