From Esther Akaa, Lafia
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship candidate in the March 18 election in Nasarawa State, Dr David Ombugadu, has expressed gratitude to the people of Nasarawa State and his supporters for their unwavering support during the 2023 governorship election and the litigation period.
The Voice reports that the legal journey ended on Friday when the Supreme Court affirmed Governor Abdullahi Sule of the All Progressives Congress(APC) as the duly elected governor of the state.
A statement issued and signed by Ombugadu on Saturday, said the outcome may not have been what the people hoped for, but that the strength and dedication displayed by well wishers during the period was highly noticeable noticed.
He said:” Your commitment to the principles of democracy, justice, and the ideals we hold dear has been truly inspiring.
“Though the court’s verdict did not align with our expectations, let us remember that our shared values and dedication to the betterment of Nasarawa State remain steadfast. I am grateful for the trust and belief you placed in me throughout this journey. Your support has been a source of strength, and I am honoured to have had such dedicated supporters by my side.
“As we navigate the path forward, let us continue to uphold the spirit of unity and resilience that defines our state and country in general. Together, we can contribute to the progress and development of Nasarawa State, irrespective of the challenges we may face.
“Once again, thank you for your unwavering support. It is the collective efforts of individuals like you that truly make a difference. I am grateful for the opportunity to serve you, and I look forward to the continued collaboration towards a brighter future for Nasarawa State.”