Yobe North Court Judgement: I accept verdict, says Lawan
The Senate President,Ahmad Lawan has stated that he has accepted the verdict of the Federal High Court,Damaturu disqualifying his candidature for Yobe North Senatorial District come 2023.
A statement signed by Lawan sent to our correspondent reads in part:”Yesterday, Wednesday, 28th September, 2022, the Federal High Court in Damaturu delivered judgement on the rightful candidate for Yobe North Senatorial District for the 2023 National Assembly elections.
“The said judgement disqualifies my candidature and therefore my participation in the elections.
“After due consultations with my political associates, supporters and well-wishers, I have decided not to appeal against the judgement. I accept the judgement.”
He added that he deemed it appropriate to thank His Excellency, Senator Ibrahim Gaidam for the leadership role in the APC political family in Yobe State. Also His Excellency, Governor Mai Mala Buni for the support and brotherhood.
The statement further reads: “To my constituents, I thank you all for your unflinching support, loyalty and unreserved committment to the course of building our people and Yobe North Senatorial District and indeed Yobe State.
“I want to assure you that I will continue to serve you in my personal and any other capacity at all times.
“We journeyed together for a long time, and this journey will remain a life long journey. It has been a wonderful relationship and it can only get stronger. I am indebted to you all. Alhamdulillah,” it concluded.