The governor of Kano State, Abba Yusuf has claimed that the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and immediate-past Kano governor, Abdullahi Ganduje pressured President Bola Tinubu to influence the Supreme Court verdict of the Kano governorship election.
Yusuf made the claim via a statement issued by the Director General, Media and Publicity, Government House, Kano, Bature Tofa on Sunday.
Naija News recalls that on Friday, the Supreme Court restored Yusuf’s victory in the March 18, 2023 governorship election, after both the election tribunal and the Court of Appeal had earlier nullified his victory.
The spokesman said, “Referring to the alleged efforts by former Governor Abdullahi Ganduje to use the Presidency to sway the Supreme Court’s decision in favour of Gawuna, Yusuf said Tinubu and Shettima’s unwavering stance was a testament to Nigeria being in capable hands.”
Yusuf also extended an olive branch to his rival, Nasiru Gawuna, who lost in the Supreme Court.