Appeal Court Declares Zamfara Guber Election Inconclusive, voids declaration of Lawal as gov


The Court of Appeal on Thursday in Abuja has declared inconclusive, the March 18 Governorship election in Zamfara State which produced Dauda Lawal as the elected governor.

A 3- Man panel of Justices of the Court in a unanimous judgment voided and set aside the declaration of Lawal of the People’s Democratic Party PDP as a lawfully elected governor..

Justice Sybil Nwaka Gbagi who read the lead judgment ordered that fresh election conducted at Maradun Local Government Area of the State and in other areas where elections were either cancelled or did not hold at all.

The Court held that the use of IREv information to declare Lawal as governor in the absence of polling units results were unlawful, illegal and unconstitutional.

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