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Ribadu congratulate winner of Adamawa Guber polls.

By Tom Garba,Yola
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The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP , Mallam Nuhu Ribadu said that he had dreamt of coming back home to lead Adamawa state to greater strides after years of underdevelopment but the voice of the majority has not given him this chance." I take this in good faith"

Ribadu made the disclosed through a press statement signed and issued to Journalists in Yola by himself saying going by the results he want to take this opportunity to congratulate the winner and pray that at the end of it all the state will witness the needed progress and development it so much desires .

He said his journey to become the governor of the state started in August last year and he successfully got the mandate of the Peoples' Democratic Party (PDP) to fly its flag for the April 11 gubernatorial election.

"I came into this race knowing fully well that political contests are two-way traffics – one either wins or loses. As a man of faith, I was also aware that leadership responsibility is a product of God's anointment.

"In the course of this journey, I have seen genuine support and encouragement from the people of Adamawa state.

"Several individuals from Adamawa and beyond contributed generously to keep the campaign going and many others devoted their time, energy and intellect to see to the success of this project. I sincerely appreciate this belief in my person and my ambition.

"The support I got from my party's leadership and individual members from President Goodluck Jonathan down to the party agents in our polling units was overwhelming and gratifying.

"The party leader in the state, Barrister Bala James Nggilari and the state party chairman, Chief Joel Madaki led their lieutenants in making this journey memorable.

"I came into this race with lofty dreams and clear vision for our dear state but voice of the majority has not given him this chance." I take this in good faith" he said.