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SOKOTO: Tribunal dismisses Maccido’s petition against Wamakko

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The petition filed against the election of the Senator Representing North Senatorial District, Aliyu Magatakardo Wamakko by Senator Ahmed Mohammed Maccido of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been dismissed by the Court of Appeal sitting in Sokoto.

The court on Monday struck out Maccido’s appeal which sought to challenge the judgment of the Sokoto Election Petitions Tribunal that upheld the election of Wamakko.

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In its ruling, the court presided over by Justice Hamman Akawu Barka, held that Maccido’s petition was dismissed for being statute-barred, noting that it was filed out of time.

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