Connivers With Suspended Adamawa REC, Hudu Must Be Prosecuted – Gov Fintiri

By Muhammad B. Muhammad

Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has assured the people that government owes it a duty to prosecute those who connived with Suspended Adamawa Resident Electoral Commissioner, Hudu Ari over their actions in the 2023 governorship election.

The Governor who stated this in a state-wide broadcast on Monday following the Supreme Court judgement that affirmed his Victory, said This is the only way “we can protect ourelectoral process and democratic culture from undue abuse.”

He added that even the Supreme Court in its judgement has condemned the action of the suspended REC as an act of“irresponsibility and criminality” that indulged the into democratically embarrassing moments.

Fintiri expressed delights that Justices at the different layers of the courts have indeed painstaking dissected the petition brought at various levels and came out with a judgement that resonates with the people ofAdamawa State.

“The Supreme Court verdict ofWednesday 31st -January 2024, has officially closed all the noiseon the 2023 election in Adamawa State. The days of lying anddeceits are over. The moments of false propaganda and cheap talksare gone.

I must appreciate INEC for standing firm as an unbiased electoral umpire in this election even when its Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), acted irresponsibly and unlawfully,” he said.

According Governor Fintiri, it is no longer in contest that Adamawa state is a state for thePeoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) as affirmed both at the polls and in the courts. The people have spoken loud and clear.

He revealed that “a testament to this, was the our latest victory of the PDP at the Mayo – Belwa Constituency House of Assembly rerun election and thanked the voters who felt that the best icing they can put on the cake of the SupremeCourt verdict.”

He assured that his administration will continue to serve the people well through people’s oriented policies and projects such as free education, provision of healthcare, urban and rural infrastructure, women and youths empowerment among others


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