The tribunal has sacked Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa and declared PDP’s Umbugadu as governor.
Glamtush reports that the Nasarawa State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has sacked Abdullahi Sule as the Nasarawa State governor.
This online platform understands that via Zoom two out of the three justices of the panel led by Justice Ezekiel Ajayi declared PDPD’s David Umbugadu as the winner of the 2023 Nasarawa State governorship elections while one judge, Justice Ibrahim Mashi dissented.
Ezekiel maintained that the petitioner was able to prove his case beyond reasonable doubt.
Recall that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Lafia, declared Abdullahi Sule the winner of the governorship election in Nasarawa State in March.
Prof Ishaya Tanko, the INEC returning officer said that the APC candidate polled a total of 347,209 votes to defeat his closest opponent, David Umbugadu, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who got 283, 016 votes.