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Tribunal sacks Kaduna governor, Uba Sani, declares election inconclusive

Governor Uba Sani
Tribunal sacks Kaduna governor Uba Sani declares election inconclusive

The governor of Kaduna State, Uba Sani of All Progressives Congress (APC), has been sacked by Election Petition Tribunal sitting in the State.

The tribunal declared that the 2023 governorship election in the state was inconclusive.

Governor Uba Sani
Governor Uba Sani

It ordered that fresh elections be conducted in seven wards of four local government areas in the State.

FlyingEze reports that the petition against the victory of Uba Sani was filed by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its candidate, Isa Ashiru.

During the hearing of the petition, the PDP and Ashiru called 24 witnesses and presented claims and documents to prove their case.

The PDP had baked its arguments on the grounds of alleged irregularities and electoral fraud, deposing that its candidate (PDP candidate), Isa Mohammed Ashiru, won the election.

The tribunal ruled further that INEC is to conduct election in seven wards, four local govts, 24 polling units consisting of 16,300 registered voters.

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