Lafia, March 11, 2019 Mr Abdullahi Sule, the Nasarawa state governor-elect, has called on his opponents at the poll to join him in order to move the state to greater heights.
Sule, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in Saturday governorship poll, told newsmen on Monday in Lafia that he dedicated his success at the poll to the people of the state.
According to him, the dedication cuts across political, religious and ethnic divide.
“Let me express my profound appreciation to the entire people of Nasarawa state, especially the electorate, for their overwhelming support and show of love.
Sule said the people’s support “saw to the success we are here celebrating today.”
He said the victory had opened another vista for consolidation on the achievements of Gov.Umaru Al-Makura, adding that he would sustain the tempo of development in the state.
“I want to assure you that the confidence reposed in me will not be misplaced.
“Let me use this opportunity to extend my hands of fellowship and appeal to fellow contestants across party lines.
“They are urged to join me in the task of building a united and peaceful Nasarawa state for the benefit of all.”
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Sule was declared winner of the election on the platform of APC after polling 327,229 votes to defeat other opponents.https://nnn.ng/nasarawa-governor-elect-extends-olive-branch-to-opponents/
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