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Court Sacks PDP Candidate From Contesting Governorship Election In Kano State

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Court Bars PDP Candidate From Contesting Guber Election

A Federal High Court sitting in Kano has nullified Peoples’ Democratic Party Guber Candidacy for not conducting primaries, Naija News understands.

Federal High Court Judge, Ambrose Lewis ruled that the purported nomination of Abba Kabir as Governorship Candidate of the Peoples’ Democratic Party PDP is invalid.

Counsel to the Plaintiff, Kabiru Usman says the PDP would have to provide another Governorship Candidate before the coming polls.

In his remarks, Peoples’ Democratic Party Counsel says the verdict do not affect Abba Kabir as a candidate but the PDP as a party. According to him, the PDP will obey a court order.

Kabir who is the anointed governorship candidate of Senator Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso is the main challenger of the incumbent governor of the state, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of the All Progressives Congress, APC.


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Last Modified: 16 July, 2019 at 9:45 am