Court of Appeal Takes Serious Action on Judgment Sacking APC Governor

Court of Appeal Takes Serious Action on Judgment Sacking APC Governor


  • The Court of Appeal in Abuja has said it would deliver its judgment on the appeal against the sacking of Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa on Thursday
  • Governor Sule of APC was earlier sacked by the state tribunal, which declared David Ombugadu David Ombugadu of the PDP as the authentic winner of the March 18 governorship election
  • The appellate court had on November 15 reserved its judgment on the appeal filed by the governor and the APC against the ruling of the tribunal

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Lafia, NasarawaThe Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has announced that it would deliver its judgment on the appeal file against the sacking of Governor Abdullahi Sule of the All Progressives Congress (APC) by the Nasarawa state governorship election petition tribunal on Thursday, November 23.

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The tribunal sacked the governor and declared David Ombugadu of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the authentic winner of the March 18 governorship election in the state, Leadership reported.

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Court of Appeal to deliver judgment on sacking of Gov Sule on Thursday
Photo Credit: Abdullahi Sule, David Ombugadu
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The appeal court reserves judgment on the sacking of Governor Sule

On November 15, the Court of Appeal reserved its judgment on the APC Governor Sule’s appeal against the tribunal’s ruling, which voided his election and declared Ombugadu as the authentic poll winner.

As a result of the scheduled court judgment, the Nasarawa state police command said it has beefed up security across the state to halt any possible breakdown of law and order ahead, during and after the court judgment.

Shettima Muhammad, the state acting commissioner of police, told journalists in Lafia, the Nasarawa state capital, that his men have been positioned in strategic locations ahead of the development.

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Police beef security in Lafia ahead of the Court of Appeal judgment on the sacking of Governor Sule

The police boss then urged political parties and their supporters to desist from any action that would result in violence during the process.

He then directed that the people of the state can go about their daily businesses without any hindrances

The CP urged the people of the state to go about their legitimate businesses while assuring them of the commitment of the Police Command to securing the state.

Nasarawa: PDP supporters seek spiritual help ahead of appeal court verdict

Legit.ng earlier reported that the PDP’s supporters in Nasarawa state had announced their decision to begin a seven-day prayer session ahead of the Court of Appeal judgment on the sacking of Governor Abdullahi Sule.

In the last governorship election in the state, Governor Sule of the APC was sacked by the tribunal, and David Ombugadu of the PDP was declared the poll’s winner.

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According to the PDP supporters, the prayer session was also meant to seek the guidance of God on the judges against any evil forces that would stop them from favouring the PDP.

Source: Legit.ng




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