Tribunal upholds El-Rufai’s election
The Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Kaduna has
upheld the election of the state Governor, Nasir Ahmad
The All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA,
governorship candidate in the last election, Mr Polycarp
Danladi, had petitioned the tribunal challenging the
election that brought in El-Rufai as governor of the
Danladi sought the tribunal to nullify the election and
order a fresh one, arguing that the election was
characterized by over voting and not conducted in
compliance with the electoral act.
The tribunal, under the chairmanship of Justice A. A.
Adebara in its verdict on Thursday threw out Danladi’s