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Court Supports INEC Decision To Reject APC Candidates In Zamfara State

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Court Rules In Support Of INEC

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has backed the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to reject the list of All Progressives Congress candidates in Zamfara state.

The court ruled that INEC acted within its powers by refusing the list of candidates from the APC for the next general elections in Zamfara State.

In a judgment on Friday, Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu agreed that APC failed to conduct a valid primary within the period scheduled by INEC.

Speaking further, the judge ruled that the electoral umpire’s action was intended to curb impunity among political parties and politicians and ensure that the rule of law is adhered to.

The court judgment follows a suit instituted in the name of APC by some individuals, who claimed they emerged from a consensus arrangement adopted by the party in Zamfara State.


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