TRIBUNAL VICTORY: Marafan Shelleng Congratulates Fintiri, Says is a victory for Democracy.


Adamawa People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Stakeholder Hon. Abubakar Isa (Marafan Shelleng) has congratulated Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri over his victory on a petition filed by the Candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) Dr. Umar Ardo, Challenging his election at the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal Sitting in Yola Monday.

Abubakar Isa who is the former member representing Shelleng constituency, in a statement through his media office in Yola, described Fintiri’s triumph at the Tribunal as a well-deserved victory for democracy.

The former Adamawa lawmaker, said that though he never doubted the victory of Adamawa Governor at the general election, and this actually showed that, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) followed due process.

While saluting the steadfastness and firm belief of critical stakeholders in Adamawa State, Marafan Shelleng charged the Governor to embrace all indigenes and residents of the state, irrespective of their political leaning.

He further urged people of Adamawa to rally around the governor in his bid to continue the delivery of good governance and efforts to turn the state around for the better.

Abubakar Isa who cited example with the recent approval for the construction Yola Super Highway linking welcome to Yola with Army Barracks road to A. A Lawan Junction and Mubi Roundabout Flyover among other ongoing people oriented projects across the state.

He added that, he strongly believe that, the victory of Governor Fintiri, will further motivate him to carry on with good governance that will enhance the socio-economic development of the State.

He further charged the Governor to consider himself as a leader of all in the state and continue to engender government of inclusiveness, transparency, accountability and probity.