Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has attributed his victory at the Saturday supplementary election in the state to hard work and not violence.
Speaking when chairmen of the 44 local government areas of the state paid him a congratulatory and solidarity at the Government House in Kano, Ganduje stated that his team worked hard.
The governor called on supporters of the All Progressives Congress, APC, not to engage in any form of violence or intimidation of the opposition in the course of their jubilation, adding that his government and party are not in conflict with the opposition.
He said: “It was not breach of peace that gave me the victory but hard work and prayers. We prayed and we worked hard. Peace is paramount.
“We want peace and peace must be given a chance to thrive. We will come up with new strategy in governance. All as an effort to consolidate this victory and continue with the good things we started.
“We will continue to do what our people voted us for. That is to further develop all structures of the society.
“This victory shows that Kano people repose confidence in us since from day one. We will, therefore, not let them down.”
Ganduje also promised to work with other opposition groups that supported him before the elections.
“We have other opposition parties that came and worked with us before this election. For the development of our state, we are planning to work with them,” he stated.