S’Court dismisses ex-minister Maku’s appeal against Nasarawa Gov
Another victory has been recorded by Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi Sule, after the Supreme Court unanimously dismissed the petition filed by the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in the 2019 general election, Mr Labaran Maku.
While delivering judgment, Justices of the Supreme Court upheld both the verdicts of the tribunal, as well as that of the Court of Appeal, affirming the victory of Gov. Sule’s election.
READ ALSO: KOGI: SDP members block INEC’s gate over decision to disqualify its gov’ship candidate
While reacting to the ruling of the Supreme Court, legal adviser to the governor, Mr Abubakar Imam said the judgment of the apex court brought to an end, the legal battle over the authenticity of Sule as duly elected governor of Nasarawa State, during the March 9 governorship election.
He also described the Supreme Court judgement as not only a victory for democracy but for the state and the All Progressive Congress family.
Join the conversation
Support Ripples Nigeria, hold up solutions journalism
Balanced, fearless journalism driven by data comes at huge financial costs.
As a media platform, we hold leadership accountable and will not trade the right to press freedom and free speech for a piece of cake.
If you like what we do, and are ready to uphold solutions journalism, kindly donate to the Ripples Nigeria cause.
Your support would help to ensure that citizens and institutions continue to have free access to credible and reliable information for societal development.
INVESTIGATION: 4 yrs after completion, Kwara PHC facility inactive, rural dwellers in pains
In the middle of the night sometime in September 2019, Fatimah Ballah struggled with severe pains as she tries to...
INVESTIGATION: How Oyo State, contractors spent N1.1bn on water projects, but communities don’t have a drop
Multimillion naira water projects largely initiated by the late Abiola Ajimobi-led state government in Oyo State to benefit over 40...
INVESTIGATION: In Cross River, civil servants retire into poverty as govt looks away, squanders funds on frivolities
Thousands of civil servants in Cross River State struggle to stay alive as they are denied their gratuities and monthly...
Students suffer as contractors abandon Kano school projects after receiving over N70m
In 2019, to improve the condition of public schools in Kano State, the Federal Government disbursed millions of naira to...
SPECIAL REPORT: World Bank road projects go bad in Enugu, as state govt fails to fulfill promise
Counterpart funded road projects between the world Bank and Enugu State government have started to fail, as the state government...