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Supreme Courtroom sacks Shekarau, affirms Ruffai Hanga as Kano Central Senator elect

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The Apex kicked out a former Kano state governor Ibrahim shekarau because the candidate of the NNPP within the February 25 Nationwide Meeting Election.

Delivering the Judgment in an enchantment introduced earlier than it by the Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC) the apex courtroom upheld the Judgments of a federal excessive courtroom and the courtroom of enchantment each in Abuja which had earlier upheld the candidature of Hanga and the candidate of the get together.


The Federal excessive courtroom and the courtroom of enchantment had of their earlier judgment upheld Rufai Hanga because the Senatorial Candidate of the NNPP for Kano Central following the withdrawal of Ibrahim Shekarau as a member of the get together and Senatorial Candidate resulting from irreconcilable variations he had with the get together.

Nonetheless, quite than obeying the federal excessive courtroom order, the INEC took it upon itself and appealed the judgment on the finish of which it misplaced on the appellate courtroom.

Not happy with the Judgments of the Federal excessive courtroom and the courtroom of enchantment, the electoral umpire proceeded for the Supreme Courtroom to problem the concurrent findings of the 2 courts which upheld Hanga because the lawful candidate of the NNPP Kano central Senatorial District.