The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has reserved judgment in the appeal filed by Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf challenging his removal as governor by the Election Petitions Tribunal.
The tribunal, which delivered judgment via Zoom, had declared Yusuf’s All Progressives Congress (APC) opponent, Nasiru Gawuna, as the winner of the election.
The tribunal held that 165,663 of Yusuf votes were invalid because the ballot papers were not signed or stamped by the Independent National Electoral Commission.
Yusuf had rejected the verdict and headed to he appeal court.
On Monday, the appeal court reserved judgement in the case.