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Court Dismisses Suit Challenging Kebbi Governor’s Election

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Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi state.

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has dismissed a swimsuit difficult the election of Atiku Bagudu because the governor of Kebbi state.

Delivering a ruling on the matter on Friday, Justice Ahmed Mohammed dismissed the swimsuit for missing in benefit.

The trial choose held that the plaintiff didn’t show past cheap doubt that the governor was not certified to run for workplace and that he lied beneath oath.

Bagudu was elected governor on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) within the 2015 common elections which noticed the APC takeover energy on the centre.

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Major-General Bello Sarkin-Yaki, within the ballot had filed the originating summons earlier than the courtroom.

General Sarkin-Yaki requested the courtroom to carry that Governor Bagudu was not certified to contest the election as a result of he didn’t possess the requisite tutorial qualification to contest.

He had additionally claimed that the governor made a false declaration on the shape he submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

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