The Nigerian Court of Appeal in the capital city of Abuja has set judgment in the appeal brought by Abba Yusuf, the Kano State Governor as he fights his dismissal from office by the Tribunal.
The Nigerian Court of Appeal in the capital city of Abuja has set judgment in the appeal brought by Abba Yusuf, the Kano State Governor in which he is fighting his dismissal from office by the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal.
On September 20, the Tribunal nullified the election of Yusuf and declared that 165, 663 of his votes were not valid.
The panel of the Tribunal headed by Justice Oluyemi Akintan Osadebay had on 20th September, 2023 kicked Yusuf out of office after deducting 165,663 of his votes. The panel was made up of three members.
According to the panel, the ballot papers were neither signed nor stamped by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.
So, the tribunal announced the APC candidate the winner of the governorship election.
Yusuf appealed against the tribunal judgement and begged the court to set aside the judgment.
After hearing from all parties present, the court reserved judgments in all the matters till a date that would be communicated to parties involved in the appeal.