Court sacks APC Senator, Rep member, returns PDP Candidates
The Court of Appeal sitting in Sokoto has sacked Senator Representing Sokoto South, Abubakar Tambuwal and Member representing Bodinga/Dange Shuni/Tureta Federal Constituency Aliyu Shuhu both of the All Progressives Congress APC.
The court has also declared Senator Ibrahim Danbaba and Balarabe Kakale all of the Peoplea Democratic Party PDP as dully elected senator and member respectively.
The PDP candidates had filed the appeals against the judgment of the Election Petitions Tribunal which had upheld the elections of Senator Tambuwal and House of Representatives member Aliyu Shehu
Oho set aside the judgment delivered by Sokoto State Election Petitions Tribunal which dismissed the appellants petitions in favour of the respondents who are All Progressives Congress (APC candidates
The APC candidate that won the elections and occupying the seat at present are Abubakar Shehu Tambuwal for Sokoto South Senatorial District and Aliyu Shehu, the house of representative member Representing Bodinga/Dange-Shuni/Tureta Federal Constituency
Delivering the judgment on Wednesday the Judge Federich Ohi, says Danbaba and Kakale,s appeals succeeded.