Just In: Appeal Court Sacks Kaduna Assembly Speaker, Details Emerge

Nov 27, 2023 | Entertainment, News


  • The Abuja division of the appeal court has delivered its judgment on the election that ushered in Hon Yusuf Dahiru Liman as the speaker in Kaduna House of Assembly
  • The appellate court delivered its verdict in favour of the PDP’s case and ordered a rerun of the election
  • The judges held that the APC’s result (the margin of lead 382), was less than the number of PVCs collected in the above polling units

Legit.ng journalist Esther Odili has over two years of experience covering political parties and movements

The Appeal court sitting in Abuja has invalidated the election of Honourable Yusuf Dahiru Liman, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and speaker of the Kaduna State House of Assembly.

INEC, Kaduna state house of assembly
Hon Liman has been sacked following the appeal court’s judgment.
Photo credit: Hon Yusuf Liman Dahiru Member Kaduna State House Of Assembly
Source: Facebook

In its judgment, the appellate court sacked the APC candidate and ordered a re-run in five polling units, The Nigerian Tribune revealed.

Read also

Just In: Court of Appeal sacks 16 PDP lawmakers as APC secures major win

This comes after Hon Solomon Nuhu Katuka of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) had filed a petition before the tribunal challenging the election of the speaker, Liman, representing Makera constituency in the House of Assembly.

PAY ATTENTION: Share your outstanding story with our editors! Please reach us through [email protected]!

The PDP candidate informed the lower court that the speaker’s election was rocked by gross irregularities, insisting he won the poll.

However, the Appeal Court in its judgment delivered on Friday, November 27, by Justice O. O Adejumo, Justice A . O Oyetula, and Justice P. An Obiora dismissed the appeal by sacking the Speaker.

As it stands now, the votes are APC 17,470 and PDP 17,088 but the court nullified the election on the basis that the margin of lead 382, was less than the number of PVCs collected in the above polling units.

Read also

BREAKING: PDP loses again as appeal court delivers judgement on Kebbi governorship election

Appeal court gives verdict on suit seeking sack of Uba Sani as Kaduna governor

Earlier, Legit.ng reported that the appeal court affirmed the election of Uba Sani of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the governor of Kaduna state.

The appellate court held that the tribunal acted in error when it depended on inadmissible evidence to order the conduct of supplementary polls in 22 polling units.

Delivering its judgment on Friday, the court dismissed the PDP’s suit for lacking in merit.

Court of Appeal sacks all 16 PDP lawmakers in Plateau state

Similarly, Legit.ng reported that the Court of Appeal in Abuja sacked Nannim Langyi of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the lawmaker representing the Langtang north-north constituency in the Plateau state House of Assembly.

In a unanimous judgment on Saturday, November 25, the appellate court declared Nimchak Nansak of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the winner.

Read also

BREAKING: Appeal court delivers judgement on Delta governor Oborevwori’s election

The three-member panel of justices of the appeal court set aside the tribunal’s verdict and ruled that Langyi was not qualified to have contested the election.

Source: Legit.ng





Source link

Recent Post

Some women paved way for me in entertainment industry, Simi admits

Singer Simisola Kosoko popularly known as Simi, has spoken out about ‘old cats’ women in the music industry. She acknowledged the significant contributions of the women who paved the way... The post Some women paved way for me in entertainment industry, Simi...

Recent Event Post

Body Doubling for Beginners: The ADHD edition (free event)

Body Doubling for Beginners: The ADHD edition (free event)

Body Doubling for Beginners: The ADHD edition (free event) Get the ultimate 'cheat code' for focus… Experience the power of virtual body doubling to level up your focus and make your ADHD work for you, not against you.  Block out distraction and turn your focus onto a...

Post you may also like

Some women paved way for me in entertainment industry, Simi admits

Singer Simisola Kosoko popularly known as Simi, has spoken out about ‘old cats’ women in the music industry. She acknowledged the significant contributions of the women who paved the way... The post Some women paved way for me in entertainment industry, Simi...

Tennessee VW workers hold key unionization vote

Tennessee VW workers hold key unionization vote

Volkswagen's assembly plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee. will be the first to vote in the United Auto Workers (UAW) campaign to organize Southern plants. Photo: Elijah Nouvelage / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA/Getty Images via AFP/FileSource: AFPVolkswagen employees...

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This
Open chat
1
Scan the code
EventsChronicles
Hello 👋
How can we help you?