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Supreme Court Rules Against APC, Affirms PDP As Winner Of Gov’ship Poll

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Mojisola Lawal
The Supreme court has nullified the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara state saying the party did not conduct a valid primary.
The apex court ruled that APC did not conduct a valid primary and as such could not have participated and won the governorship election held in the state.
Subsequent to the ruling, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) becomes the governor -elect of the state and he is expected to be sworn in come May 29.
Candidate other than the first appellant with the highest vote stand elected. A cost of N10 million is awarded against the appellant,” the court ruled.
Recall that the APC candidate Mukhtar Idris, was declared by INEC as the winner of the elections after he polled 534,541 votes despite controversies trailing his candidacy.

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