JUST IN: Supreme Court Dismisses Sa’idu Umar’s Case Against Sokoto Gov Aliyu

The Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Sa’idu Umar challenging the election of Governor Ahmad Aliyu of Sokoto State.

A five-member panel of the court, in a unanimous judgment on Thursday, held that the appellant was without merit.

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Justice Tijjani Abubakar, in the lead judgment, held that the appellants failed to prove their claim of non-compliance and proceeded to affirm the judgment of the Court of Appeal, which earlier upheld Aliyu’s election.

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