BREAKING: Supreme Court Fixes Friday For Judgment In Gombe Guber Poll Dispute

The Supreme Court has scheduled judgment for Friday, January 19, in the dispute over the last governorship election in Gombe state.

Jibrin Barde, the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and the party are, by their appeal, seeking to void the election of Governor Muhammad Yahaya of the All Progressives Congress (APC).


A five-member panel of the apex court, led by Justice Kudirat Kekere-Ekun, announced the date for judgment after lawyers to parties adopted their written briefs on Thursday morning.

The court dismissed the appeal filed by candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC), Nafiu Bala after his lawyer, Herbert Nwoye withdrew it upon being told that his appeal was a mere waste of the court’s time.

Earlier, the court heard the appeal by the candidate of the PDP in Kaduna state, Mohammed Isa, seeking to void the election of Governor Uba Sani of the APC and reserved judgment till a date to be communicated to parties.

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