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Kano election: Appeal court takes final decision on Ganduje’s election

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The Court of Appeal sitting in Kaduna has upheld the election of Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje.

DAILY POST had reported that the Kano State Election Petition Tribunal had declared that the petition filed against Ganduje by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, Abba Yusuf lacked merit.

Delivering judgment, the Chairman of the three-member panel, Justice Halima shamaki dismissed the PDP’s petition seeking the nullification of Ganduje’s victory in the March 9 governorship election in the state.

The judge held that the petitioners failed to declare the scores of the 9th March election by tendering certified true copies.

Similarly, the appellate court in a unanimous judgement delivered by a five-man panel on Friday, dismissed the 24 grounds of appeal filed by the PDP and its candidate, Abba Kabir Yusuf.

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