The embattled Chairman of Gwagwalada area council, Hon. Adamu Mustapha, also known as Obama, has expressed joy for his victory at the tribunal recently. Mr. Mustapha who won under the platform of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, has been facing series of court cases since he was declared the winner of the last area council elections conducted in FCT. All effort to unseat him was abortive as he won about five court cases which authenticated his victory.
Speaking with journalists at his country home, during his son’s wedding, Mr. Mustapha said; ” I am grateful to Almighty Allah for the victory he granted me at the tribunal. I believe that this has vindicated me that I actually won the election. I think my victory will boost the confidence of Nigerians to believe in the judiciary. I was a nobody but I contested and won. Despite the huge challenges that followed the aftermath of my victory yet I and my people who supported me we came out victoriously. So, I dedicate this to God and to my supporters especially those who had sleepless night because of me.”
On the area of his developmental strides, Obama promised to continue and to complete all the projects he had embarked upon. Pointing out that he owns the people of Gwagwalada area council his campaign promises. “With this victory, I think what Gwagwalada people are expecting now from me is for me to fulfill my campaign promises that I made to them. Though a lot of developmental projects has been going on but I think I should do more. My mandate is not about me or my family or only about my community, it’s about the people of Gwagwalada area council who chose me to represent them. And my wish is to make every community under my area council happy. I want them to feel my impact and taste the true dividends of democracy,” he said.
He also expressed happiness to witness his own son’s wedding as a father. “Am glad to witness as my son get wedded today. This is what every father would want to see in his life time. It’s a thing of joy to me and to my family. I would like them to be patient and tolerant to each other because that is the secret of a peaceful home. My prayers to them is for them to have a good family life.”