Kano: Gov Yusuf rejects Appeal Court verdict, heads to Supreme Court

Kano State Governor Abba Yusuf has announced that he will appeal the Court of Appeal’s decision last Friday, which confirmed Nasiru Gawuna of the All Progressives Congress as Kano State’s legitimately elected governor.

According to a statement published by his Press Secretary, Sanusi Dawakin Tofa, the Governor revealed this in a special broadcast to the people of the state in response to the Appeal Court decision, which he called a miscarriage of justice.

Dawakin Tofa stated that the Governor and his party, the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), have chosen to approach the Supreme Court in order to dispute the dispute Court’s decision, which was given in Abuja.

“I want to inform the good people of Kano and indeed well meaning Nigerians that based on the concensus of our stakeholders, we have instructed our lawyers to commence the process of appealing this judgement at the Supreme court of Nigeria.

“We are optimistic that the Supreme Court will by the grace of Allahu SWT set a side these miscarriages of justice by the Tribunal and the Appeal Court, and reaffirm our mandate given to us by the good people of Kano State,” the statement quoted the Governor as saying

He callled on people of the state to continue to go about their legitimate businesses as government had taken all necessary measures to ensure the security of thier lives and property.

The Governor said that “the temporary setback” would not deter his administration from its commitment to continue with laudable projects and programmes aimed at restoring the lost glory of the state.

He said he would continue to roll out more initiatives in order to deliver more dividends of democracy to the people of the state.

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