The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, has congratulated the party’s governorship flagbearer in Nasarawa State, David Ombugadu, on his victory at the election petition tribunal.
Atiku said Ombugadu’s victory showed that the will of the people should always be upheld.
Tweeting, Atiku wrote: “My warmest congratulations to Mr David Ombugadu of the PDP, who has been affirmed by the election petition tribunal in Lafia, Nasarawa State, as the duly elected Governor of the state. Elections are the cornerstone of democracy, and the people’s will, once determined, should always be upheld. -AA”
On his part, former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, said Ombugadu’s victory was a resounding affirmation of the peoples’ will.
According to Saraki, democracy must be the bedrock of Nigeria.
He wrote: “I congratulate Hon. David Ombugadu of our great party, PDP, who has been declared the winner of the Nasarawa State Governorship election by the Nasarawa State Election Petition Tribunal.
“This judicial victory is a resounding affirmation of the people’s will, and it serves as a reminder that democracy is and must always be the bedrock of our nation.”