A lawsuit filed by the Peoples Democratic Social gathering (PDP), difficult a federal excessive court docket judgment which nullified the election of Dauda Lawal because the Zamfara governorship candidate, has been struck out by a court docket of enchantment.
A federal excessive court docket had nullified an earlier judgement which requested the occasion to hold out one other major. It additionally barred the occasion from fielding any candidate for the 2023 governorship election after aspirants, Ibrahim Shehu and Hafiz Nahuche who scored one vote every within the major alleged that there have been anomalies, contradictions, fraud, and violation of the electoral act and the occasion’s structure, amongst different points.
Justice Lawal Shu’aibu of the court docket of enchantment in Sokoto, who presided over the case on Wednesday, November 23, dismissed PDP’s enchantment towards the judgement on grounds of missing benefit.
He mentioned the enchantment swimsuit is a mere tutorial train because the appellants participated within the rerun major after the preliminary major was nullified.
Shu’aibu who additionally famous that the participation of the appellants within the recent major election, testimonies of witnesses and paperwork submitted as reveals depict that they agreed to the violation of electoral acts in addition to PDP pointers, dominated that the appellants had no proper to enchantment the judgment. He additionally awarded N100,000 towards the appellants.