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APC Asks Supreme Court to Sack Sokoto Governor

APC Asks Supreme Court to Sack Sokoto GovernorThe All Progressive Congress(APC)The All Progressive Congress has asked the Supreme Court of Nigeria to sack the Sokoto State Governor, for irregularities in the 2014 primaries in which he emerged the party’s candidate. 

The APC also backed an appeal filed by Senator and , who both contested the primary with Governor Tambuwal for the governorship position in 2015.

A counsel to APC Abduganiyu Arobo while announcing his appearance for the party on Wednesday, December 12 declined to change the argument of the party, which he had canvassed at both the Federal High Court and Court of Appeal for the party on behalf of Governor Tambuwal, who recently defected to the PDP, Legit.ng reports.

Also, counsel to the aspirants, Roland Otaru (SAN) previously argued at the Court of Appeal that the delegates accredited for the primary in 2014 were not authentic delegates, and therefore the outcome should be voided by the court.

Ruling over the matter, Justice , fixed January 25, 2019 to decide the preliminary objection by Tambuwal against the suit, while March 5, 2019 would be used to hear the main appeal, Legit.ng reports.

 

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