Court Of Appeal Confirms APC’s Nasir Idris As Kebbi State Governor

A panel of the Court of Appeal has dismissed the petition by the PDP and its candidate in the last governorship election in Kebbi state.

Justice Uzo Ndukwe-Anyannwu, who read the lead judgment, resolved all the five issues, identified for determination, against the appellants.

Justice Ndukwe-Anyannwu, who held that the appellants failed to prove their claims of forgery and non-complaince, said the appeal was without merit.

She further held that the allegations of forgery of testimonial made by the appellants against the state’s Deputy Governor of the State, Abubakar Umar was unproved.

The judge equally held that there tribunal was right to have held that Umar attended the secondary school he claimed to have attended.

She said there were sufficient evidence to show that Umar attended the Sultan Abubakar College, Sokoto.
Justice Ndukwe-Anyannwu proceeded to affirm the earlier judgment of the trial tribunal which dismissed the appellants’ petition and upheld that election of Governor Nasir Idris of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kebbi state.