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BREAKING: Lawan wins, Supreme Court docket sacks Machina

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In a majority judgment delivered on Monday, February 06, 2023 the apex court docket allowed the enchantment filed by the APC in opposition to Bashir Machina’s candidature.

What it’s best to know: Ahmad Lawan, who has been a member of the Senate since 1999, when the democratic dispensation got here on board, was battling for the Yobe North senatorial ticket with Bashir Sheriff Machina.

Lawan had contested to characterize the APC within the presidential race and misplaced. Selecting up his items, Lawan returned to defend his senatorial seat, which had been received over by Machina.

Machina, stated to be a former member of the Home of Representatives, had defeated the Senate President on the Federal Excessive Court docket and the Court docket of Enchantment.