The Oasis Reporters
September 23, 2023
Plateau State Governor, Barr. Caleb Manasseh Mutfwang, has expressed profound joy at the Gubernatorial Election Petitions tribunal’s judgment confirming his victory in the March 2023 elections.
In a release from the director of Press and Public Affairs to the Executive Governor of Plateau State, Mr. Gyang Bere, the governor extended his heartfelt gratitude to Almighty God and the entire people of Plateau State for their unwavering support and faith in his leadership.
He attributed the tribunal’s favorable verdict to divine intervention and the steadfast backing of Plateau people, who have remained steadfast in their supporters since the beginning of his political journey.
In his own words, “I am filled with elation and attribute all glory to God. I want to express my heartfelt gratitude to the Almighty, who has made this achievement possible. My appreciation also extends to the people of Plateau State, who have been unwavering in their support. I commend the honorable members of the tribunal for following their conscience and adhering to the law. Praise be to God.”
“I want to also thank God for the judges that sat in this tribunal for giving them the heart, to be honest, to be dedicated to do justice in accordance with the dictates of their conscience.
“I have always been confident that despite the criticism of the judiciary, I have always believed that there are men and women of integrity that sit on the bench and at the right time when they are called upon, they will do that which is right”.
The Governor assured the people of Plateau State that their trust in him was well-placed, and with the grace of God, he would fulfill their hopes and expectations. He emphasized his administration’s dedication to fulfilling the promises made during the campaign.
Governor Mutfwang also commended the tribunal for upholding the principles of fairness and the rule of law, emphasizing the importance of respecting each political party’s autonomy in managing their internal affairs, a fundamental principle in a thriving democracy.
Governor Mutfwang also pledged his administration’s commitment to becoming more proactive in expediting the implementation of programs designed to fulfill campaign promises to the people of Plateau State. He stressed that with the elections behind, it was now time to focus on delivering good governance to the people.
He reaffirmed his unwavering commitment not to disappoint the Plateau people and called for support from all, regardless of their ethnic, religious, or political affiliations, in the collective effort to move Plateau State forward.
Governor Mutfwang equally called on the petitioners whom he considered his friends, to join hands with him in building a united and prosperous Plateau.