Supreme Court Affirms Tambuwal As Sokoto governor, Strikes Out Aliyu’s Appeal

The apex court has confirmed that the incumbent Governor Aminu Tambuwal was duly elected in the governorship election conducted on March 9, 2019.

It, therefore, struck out the appeal brought by Ahmed Aliyu of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, challenging the said election.

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Delivering the judgment, Justice Abba Aji affirmed that the appeal lacks merit as the appellant could not prove the grounds of his appeal which, inter alia, involved over-voting and non-compliance with the electoral law.

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