Kano Governorship Tussle: Supreme Court To Deliver Judgement Today
By Akinbola Abayomi
The Supreme Court will today deliver judgment on the governorship tussle in Kano state.
The 7-man justices of the apex court led by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Mohammed Tanko had on fixed Monday for the judgment after receiving final addresses from counsels in the matter on January 14th.
The PDP candidate in the last governorship election, Abba-Yusuf had appealed the victory of Governor,Abdullahi Umar Ganduje but the appeal was dismissed by both the Kano State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal and the Court of Appeal.
Yusuf subsequently took his case to the Supreme Court an is hoping to get a judgement overturning the lower court’s decision and affirming them as the winner of the last governorship election in the state.