UPDATED : Appeal Court Upholds Ganduje’s Electoral Victory

The Kaduna Division of Appeal Court on Friday upheld Governor Abdullahi Ganduje’s electoral victory.

Reading the lead judgment on Friday, Justice Tijjani Abubakar in a unanimous ruling said Ganduje was duly elected

Solacebase recalled that the election petition tribunal led by Justice Halima Shamaki on October 2 upheld the election.

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However not satisfied with the ruling of the tribunal PDP and its governorship Candidate Abba Kabiru Yusuf proceeded to the appeal court to challenge the judgment.

The five-member panel dismissed the 24 grounds of appeal filed by PDP and its governorship candidate Abba Kabiru Yusuf noting that appellants failed to prove that there was over-voting, Violence, and non-compliance with the electoral act 2010 as amended.

The other judges include Justice Tijjani Abubakar, Paul O. Elechi, Muhammad Mustapha, G.O. Kolawole and Abubakar Umar.