From Raji Bello, Sokoto
Residents of Yabo Local Government Area of Sokoto State yesterday offered a special prayer for the State Governor, Rt. Hon. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal’s reelection and Supreme Court victories.
The prayer session was conducted at the Community’s Central Jumma’t Mosque and well attended by Islamic clerics, community leaders, APC bigwigs as well as party supporters.
The Chief Imam, Alhaji Lemo Faruk Yabo who led other clerics expressed gratitude to God for making his victory at election tribunal, Appeal and Supreme courts a success.
The clerics also prayed God to continue to guide and protect the governor in the discharge of his duties as well as grant continuous peace and stability to the state and country at large.
Speaking with journalists shortly, Deputy Speaker of Sokoto State House of Assembly, Hon. Abubakar Magaji, said Tambuwal’s leadership virtue exhibited since inception had earned him wider supports from people of the state, irrespective of their political affiliations.
Magaji also reiterated the House’s commitment for harmonious relationship with the executive arm of government of the state.
“One of the support given to the State Executive led by His Excellency, Rt. Hon. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal was the speedy passage into law, 2020 appropriation bill. That shows the harmonious relationship existing between executive and the legislative.” The lawmaker explained.
The Deputy Speaker assured that the expectations of electorates will be met by the present administration. He restated that citizens welfare had already been prioritised in this year’s budget, urging more supports and prayers for the State Governor.
The lawmaker however commended the people of Yabo community for their prayers and supports to Tambuwal’s administration.
He reiterated that as lawmakers saddled with primary responsibility of making laws for good governance and peace, the House will not relent in offering adequate and affordable representative to the electorates.
Magaji however called on opposition in the state to embrace the olive branch offered by the Governor Tambuwal and join hands with him in moving the state forward.