Court Closes Case Against Gov. Babagana Zulum Of Borno

The Court of Appeal Jos Division, on Friday, expelled an intrigue testing the designation of Borno Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum of the All Progressive Congress (APC).

Alhaji Idris Mamman-Gatumbwa had filled a request before Justice U. Onyemenam-drove judges of the Appellate Cuort, looking for it to upturn the judgment of Federal High Court, which approved his (Zulum) assignment as Borno APC governorship contender for the 2019 general decisions.

Equity Onyemenam, while conveying judgment of the redrafting court, expelled the intrigue for ailing in legitimacy.

"The intrigue recorded before this re-appraising by Alhaji Idris Mamman-Gatumbwa, is resolution banned and of no impact as it is deficient in legitimacy.

"Taking a gander at the idea of the case, the choice of the lower court is consequently maintained and the intrigue is thusly rejected for absence of legitimacy," Onyemenam announced.

The judge held that the case was documented under the steady gaze of the lower court after the statutory 14 days elegance as stipulated by the constituent Act.

News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Justice Jude Dakat of Borno Federal High Court, had rejected the request of the appealing party on the premise that it needed legitimacy.

Dakat had, in that judgment held that the petitions needed legitimacy because it was documented out of the 14 days effortlessness to challenge any inconsistency during gathering primaries as stipulated by the constituent demonstration.

Advice for the litigant, Mr Ibrahim Bawa, SAN, had moved toward the Appellate court to upturn the judgment of the Lower Court, imploring it to investigate the value of the case and request the gathering to do the needful as per the law.

He had supplicated the court to upturn the choice of the Lower Court, which neglected to take a gander at the value of case however expelled it.

Bawa further expressed that the lower court wasn't right to proclaim that "we were out of the 14 days."

He went on bring up that Section 87 of the Electoral Act, holds that primaries not appropriately directed ought to be invalidated.

He had supplicated the Appellate court to permit the interests.


Tread Started by: Christian Uriel On 3:19pm Jun 7