The Gubernatorial Candidate of the New Nigerian People’s Party (NNPP) in Ogun State, Ambassador Olufemi Ajadi Oguntoyinbo, has congratulated his Kano state counterpart, Yusuf Kabir Abba, who emerged the governor-elect, Kano state under the platform of NNPP in the last Saturday gubernatorial election.
Oguntoyinbo described the victory as a landslide, noted that the people of Kano have demostrated their trust and confidence in the governor-elect.
Abba emerged victorious in the guber election governor in a keenly contested election, in which he polled 1,019,602 votes to defeat Yusuf Gawuna of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who got 890,705 of the votes cast.
Congratulating the Kano state governor-elect, Ogun state NNPP guber candidate declared that the victory was a lesson for all that everyone matters in politics, particularly the masses.
Oguntoyinbo maintained that Abba’s feat was a manifestation of his popularity among his people, and thus the right person to take the mantle of leadership in the state.
He prayed that almighty God will give him the wisdom and grace to direct the affair of Kano state.
According to him, “I wholly congratulate you for this feat, which has shown your level of popularity and acceptability with the people of Kano.
“I want to also congratulate all the party leaders and executives in the state starting from the party chairman and secretary, and all other party executives. I want to also commend the courage of the party members and the masses who stand by the good governance by voted en masse for Abba as the next governor of Kano state.
“This victory is as a result of the sagacity, hardwork, teamwork, skillful campaigns, efficient resource allocation, openness and humility exhibited by Abba and his team players.
“You concentrated on issues that mattered most to Kano people and they responded in kind, bestowing on him and the NNPP an earth-shaking victory of historic proportions, which also confirms the famous dictum that the voice of the people is the voice of God.
“It is also a testament to the value that you have brought on the former positons you have occupied.
“It is my prayer that the almighty God would lead to deliver value to the Kano people who have shown implicit confidence in you”, Oguntoyinbo concluded.