- A group called the Coalition of Elders for Peace and Good Governance in Bauchi have urged the state's residents to embrace calmness
- It said that the people of the state should take whatever the Supreme Court rules on the March 9 governorship election
- The coalition said no action that would be detrimental to unborn generations must be made in protest of any ruling
A Coalition of Elders for Peace and Good Governance in Bauchi state have urged the state’s residents to accept whatever comes from the Supreme Court’s of the March 9 governorship election.
In a statement signed by the Sarkin Arewa Bauchi and 21 others on Sunday, January 19, they said the appeal is important going by how the tensed the political atmosphere in the state is as the court is about to pass judgment, Daily Trust reports.
The group, therefore, said that the state has always been known for peace and that no violence has ever happened because election losers seek legal resolutions.
The coalition also added that they would not want a situation where unborn generations will suffer the consequences of careless actions.
“As elders, we foresee danger and crises, and we won’t like a situation where the generation of our unborn children suffer because of the inactions of some unscrupulous elements within our midst
“It is on this basis that we call on the good citizens of Bauchi state to maintain the tempo they are known for by accepting whatever decision the Supreme Court may pass as Bauchi should be our first priority,” a part of the statement said.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that the immediate past governor of Bauchi state governor, Mohammed Abubakar, was embarrassed on Monday, January 12 at the premises of the Supreme Court, Abuja.
The former governor was at the apex court to hear the final judgment in an electoral case where he is challenging incumbent Bala Mohammed. Mohammed, a former FCT minister, defeated Abubakar in the 2019 governorship election in the northeast state.
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