The federal excessive courtroom Abuja, Thursday, declared Ali Sanni because the genuine candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate for the Taraba North senatorial district within the 2023 common elections.
Whereas delivering his judgment, Justice Donatus Okoronwo, ordered the Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC) to withdraw the certificates of return issued to Senator Sanni Abubakar and issued a recent one to Ali SannI, the genuine winner of the might 28th major election who received the APC major of the senatorial district.
The judgment was in a swimsuit filed by Alhaji Sanni, the place he challenged the substitution of his title with that of the incumbent Senator Sanni Abubakar with out his consent.
“I hereby resolve the aid sought in favour of the plaintiff,” Justice Okoronwo held.
“The first by which Sani Abubakar claimed he emergedthe winner was unauthorised and “not monitored by electoral panels arrange by APC nationwide working committee.”
Reacting after the decision nevertheless, one of many defendants within the swimsuit Aminu Abdul Liman who misplaced within the swimsuit mentioned he wants to review the judgment along with his authorized crew and chart a approach ahead.
He nonetheless appealed to his supporters to stay calm and eschew violence, saying justice will certainly take its course.