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Supreme Court Upholds Aminu Tambuwal’s Election

The Supreme Court has upheld the March 23rd 2019 election of Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State governorship. Tambuwal was the PDP candidate in the election.

In a unanimous judgment delivered by Justice Uwani Abba-Aji, the apex court dismissed the appeal filed by APC governorship candidate in the election, Aliyu Ahmed, on grounds that the he failed to prove his allegation of non-compliance with the electoral act and issues of over-voting in favour of Tambuwal during the election.

The court thereafter threw put his petition.

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