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Court nullifies Ganduje led faction congress in Kano

by Isiyaku Ahmed
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Usman Garba

A High Court in Abuja, Tuesday, nullified the congresses of the All-Progressive Congress (APC) conducted by the Governor Abdullahi Ganduje-led faction in Kano State.

The court, however, upheld the congresses conducted by the faction led by Senator Ibrahim Shekarau.

Justice Hamza Mu’azu ruled that the Shekarau-led faction, “tagged G-7” conducted election that was signed by the 7- man committee of the APC.

The judge held that all the congresses conducted by the Ibrahim Shekarau led faction are valid.

According to Politics Digest, the Applicants in the suit are Muntaka Bala Sulyman with 17, 980 members of the party while the defendants are All Progressive Congress, as first defendant, Mai- Mala Buni, Caretaker Chairman, Sen. John Akpanudoedehe, National Secretary and Independent National Electoral Commission, as the fourth defendant.

The applicants were represented by Barr. Nuraini Jimoh, SAN and the defendants were represented by Barr. Sule Usman, SAN, M.N. Duru and Mashood Alabelewe.

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