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Appeal Court affirms Nasarawa governor’s election

The Court of Appeal, Makurdi Judicial Division, has upheld the decision of the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal Lafia, upholding election of Sule as the Nasarawa State governor.

The appeal was filed by David Ombugadu of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), against the decision of the tribunal.

Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice Nasarawa State, Abdulkarim Kana, described the ruling as an affirmation of the people’s mandate, adding that the legal tussle was “merely fulfilling all righteousness.”

Ayiwulu Baba Ayiwulu, counsel to Ombugadu told reporters that he will consult his client before deciding on the next line of action.

 

BENJAMIN AGESAN, Makurdi

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