November 28, 2022



Bauchi NNPP member sues celebration for ‘unlawful’ substitution after primaries 

The winner of the Katagum federal constituency of Bauchi state on the platform of the New Nigeria Peoples Social gathering ( NNPP), Alhaji Kabiru Mohammed, Tuesday  dragged his celebration earlier than the Federal Excessive Courtroom, sitting in Bauchi, for allegedly submitting the title of one other candidate to INEC for the 2023 common elections regardless of efficiently profitable on the celebration’s main election.

Kabiru’s title was reportedly substituted when the INEC printed the names of candidates submitted by political events with  title of Ibrahim Mohammed Baba who didn’t take part within the celebration’s main because of his participation within the Bauchi North Senatorial contest on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Kabiru Mohammed, who contested the first election and received, went to the court docket to problem the try by the celebration to take his mandate after INEC recognised Baba because the NNPP candidate for the Katagum federal constituency.

Chatting with journalists shortly after the case was talked about for listening to on the Federal Excessive Courtroom, Bauchi, counsel to the petitioner, Hassan ElYakub, (SAN) acknowledged that there was a problem of illustration as two counsels appeared for the defendant.

“We stuffed our case to hunt an injunction to ban Baba from parading himself because the candidate of the NNPP for Katagum federal constituency within the forthcoming common elections. NNPP surprisingly submitted Ibrahim’s title to INEC because the candidate in opposition to Kabiru, however we is not going to go away any stone unturned in reclaiming the mandate.”

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