Governorship Poll: Ganduje, Tambuwal, Mohammed win at Supreme Court

The apex court, Supreme Court on Monday affirmed the elections of Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state, Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State and Gov. Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State.

In a unanimous judgment by a five-member panel led by Justice Sylvester Ngwuta, the apex court held that Kabiru-Yusuf of PDP had not demonstrated that the concurrent judgments of the tribunal and Court of Appeal were perverse.

The court, therefore, dismissed the appeal, including the cross appeal for lacking in merit. Others members of the panel are: Justices Kudirat Kekekere-Ekun, Olukayode Ariwoola, Amina Augie and Uwani Abba-Aji.

The Supreme Court dismissed the appeal filed by the All Progressives Congress, APC and its candidate Ahmad Aliyu challenging the election of Aminu Waziri Tambuwal as Sokoto state Governor and declared the governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, duly elected in the governorship election of March 9, 2019 in the state.

The court also dismissed the appeal of former Bauchi state governor, Mohammed Abubakar of the All Progressives Congress (APC) challenging the victory of Senator Bala Mohammed as the state governor and declared Gov. Mohammed winner of the election.

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