The Supreme Court of Nigeria has affirmed the election of Abdullahi Ganduje as the Governor of Kano state, northern Nigeria.
YaahooJournalist recalls that Abba Kabir Yusuf, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), filed an appeal at the apex court to dispute the March 24 supplementary election held in some electoral wards in Kano State.
However. the Supreme Court in a unanimous judgment delivered by Justice Sylvester Ngwuta, dismissed the appeal filed by Abba Yusuf challenging the election of Governor Ganduje for lacking in merit.
Nigeria’s electoral umpire, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had declared the March 9 election in Kano State inconclusive, which led to the supplementary election held on March 23.