January 30, 2023



Kaduna: INEC clears Sani, Ashiru, Hunkuyi, 11 others for guber ballot 

APC governorship candidate Uba Sani (centre) with Kaduna state deputy governor Balarabe

The Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC) has launched a listing of 14 governorship candidates for Kaduna state forward of the 2023 common election, with Sen. Uba Sani, Hon. Isah Ashiru, Sen. Suleiman Hunkuyi and Jonathan Asake all included. 

The listing accessible at Kaduna state INEC headquarters, listed the assorted celebration candidates as All Progressives Congress’ Uba Sani, Mohammed Isah Ashiru of Folks’s Democratic Social gathering, Suleiman Othman Hunkuyi of New Nigerian Peoples Social gathering, Hon. Jonathan Asake of Labour Social gathering and Malam Hayatuddeen Lawal Makarfi of the Folks’s Redemption Social gathering. 

Different candidates recognised by INEC embrace Sen. Caleb Zagi of African Democratic Congress (ADC), Dr. Andrew Duya Abui of All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), Ibrahim Adamu of the Social Democratic Social gathering (SDP), Musa Kallah Yahaya All Folks Social gathering and Adamu Timothy of Motion Alliance (AA). 

Ambassador Sanin Yaya Yaya of Younger Folks’s Social gathering (YPP), Jibril Yusuf of Motion Democratic Social gathering (ADP), Gambo Salisu Abubakar of Nationwide Rescue Motion (NRM), and Alhassan Yahaya of Allied Folks’s Motion (APM) completes the listing. 

There was pressure inside the Sen. Uba Sani’s camp that he may not be recognised because the APC governorship candidate, as one of many aspirants who contested the celebration’s ticket with him, Hon. Mohammed Sani Sha’aban,  is in court docket to contest his victory.

Sha’aban in a go well with filed on the Federal Excessive Court docket, Kaduna with case quantity FHC/KD/CS/79/2022, dragged the APC to the court docket as the primary defendant, Senator Uba Sani because the second defendant and INEC because the third defendant. 

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The court docket is predicted to renew listening to on the case subsequent week Wednesday.