Tribunal ruling: Wase congratulates Lalong
Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon Ahmed Idris Wase has congratulated Governor Simon Bako Lalong of Plateau State on his victory at the election petition tribunal sitting in Jos, Plateau state.
In a statement issued by the chief press secretary to the deputy speaker, Umar Muhammad Puma, Wase described the tribunal judgement as the true reflection of the outcome of the March 9th 2019, as well as the March 23 supplementary election.
He urged Governor Lalong to build on the policies that have defined him as the most outstanding governor in terms of people oriented programmes, while sustaining the programs and developmental agenda of the state in line with the All Progressives Congress'(APC) manifesto.
The Deputy Speaker, while commending the tribunal for the land mark judgment, noted that the ruling will go a long way in restoring the confidence and hope of Nigerian people on the sanctity of the judiciary as the last hope of the common man.
He thanked the people of Plateau state for setting aside their differences in the interest of the development of the state and for standing with the governor all these years, and appealed to the opposition to take the judgement in good faith and allow peace to reign.
Umar Muhammad Puma
Chief Press Secretary to the deputy speaker,
House of Representatives