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Shekarau Loses Out As Supreme Court Upholds Ganduje’s APC Faction




Ganduje and Shekarau

The All Progressives Congress faction of the Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje has been upheld as the authentic faction in the state.

The Supreme Court ruled against the faction loyal to the former Governor of the state, Ibrahim Shekarau on Friday.

The five member panel of justice in its ruling which was read by Justice Inyang Okoro stated that the appeal against the earlier judgements of the Court of Appeal in Abuja lacked merit and is dismissed.

The Court of Appeal back in February had dismissed the three appeals also held that the originating summons were wrongly commenced in Abuja, adding that the matter was an internal affair of the party.

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The Ganduje faction had appeal after an FCT High Court in 2021 upheld the ward and local government congresses believed to have been won by the faction loyal to Shekarau and Senator Jibril Barau (Kano North), numbering about 17,908 and 1,319 members respectively.