Kano Guber tussle yet unresolved

The Supreme Court has postponed judgement in the appeal challenging the last governorship election in Kano State till January 20.

Following the rescheduled judgement by the apex court, the state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje will have to wait for another six days to know his fate.

A seven-man panel of the court, led by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Ibrahim Muhammad, made the decision after lawyers in the case, comprising an appeal and a cross-appeal, adopted their processes and prayed the court to grant their prayers.

The main appeal marked: SC/1450/2019 was by Abba Kabir Yusuf and his party, the Peoples Democratic Party while the all Progressives Party, APC, filed a cross-appeal.

Respondents in the main appeal are the Independent National Electoral Commission, the APC and Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje.

Meanwhile, the court has reconstituted its panel. It has replaced Justice John Okowo, who took ill on Monday, with Justice Amina Augie. Other members of the panel are Justices Sylvester Ngwuta, Olukayode Ariwoola, Kudirat Kekere-Ekun, Amiru Sanusi and Uwani Abba-Aji.



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