Former governor of Adamawa State, Admiral Murtala Nyako, has commended the Supreme Court’s judgement over his impeachment, noting that he has been vindicated.
He explained that the clearance of allegations, which
warranted his impeachment when he was serving his second tenure, proved that the state Assembly removed him illegally.
Speaking to newsmen in Abuja after the Supreme
Court judgement which was delivered by Justice Dantijo Mohammed, Nyako noted that he was particularly happy that he had opportunity of serving his people for two tenures and that he did his best as a statesman.
governor of the people”, he said.
He recalled that he was committed to improvement of infrastructural development in the state and to address critical areas such as education, health, agriculture.
“From my wealth of experience as somebody who has been in government, I embarked on road constructions, and human capital development before I was obstructed”, he added.
Nyako said that he had since gone back to farming, while reiterating that he would be playing the role of a father, adviser and guidance.
“As a statesman, I will play a role in giving meaningful
advice and contributions to the development of Adamawa state and
Nigeria as a whole, while I thank those who stood by me in the course of this crisis”, he maintained.