The Supreme Court today upheld the ruling of an appellate court with the understanding that there are no valid election primaries in Zamfara as the ruling effectively
ended the legal tussle that has been in existence prior to 2019 general
National Electoral Commission (INEC) to
take a stand on what its decision would be on the outcome of the Supreme Court
judgment on Zamfara All Progressive Congress candidates in the last election
in a statement by Festus Okoye, INEC, Director of voter education and
publicity said the commission will announce its decision on Zamfara elective
positions on Monday.
May 2019 on the Governorship, National and State Assembly Elections held in
Zamfara State, INEC held an emergency meeting to consider the Court’s decision.
again tomorrow, Saturday 25th May 2019 to further deliberate on the issue
arising from the said judgment, while the final decision on the matter will be
communicated to the public on Monday, May 27th 2019.”
has described the Supreme Court judgment on Zamfara All Progressives Congress
candidates in the last election as “a sweet, bitter but a huge victory for
Senatorial District, also said it is a victory for the state and the country as a
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state, Abdulaziz Yari, prior to the party’s primaries, had locked horns over
control of the state’s chapter of APC.
declared all the Peoples Democratic Party’s candidates as winners in the last
governorship, National and State Assembly polls, ruling that APC did not hold
valid party primaries as required by law.
said, “No matter how long, the truth will always prevail over falsehood.
triumph of truth over falsehood and redeemer of the integrity of the
strict adherence to the rule of law and due process will take the country to the
next level as being advocated by President Mohammadu Buhari.
religiously sincere with his non-interference stance on the function of other
arms of government.”