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Supreme Court discharges SDP’s appeal against Fintiri’s re-election

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The five-member panel of the Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed an appeal by the Social Democratic Party, SDP candidate, Umar Ardo in the Adamawa governorship election.

This is coming after the counsel for the candidate prayed the court to withdraw the case.

The court in it ruling led by John Okoro subsequently dismissed the appeal.

The Court of Appeal in Abuja and the tribunal had dismissed Ardo’s petition challenging the victory of Ahmadu Fintiri

Fintiri is now left with the appeal filed by the All Progressives Congress and its candidate, Aishatu Dahiru, seeking to be declared the governor of the state.

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