Lawan loses to Machina at Appeal Court over Yobe North APC Senatorial Ticket

November 28, 2022

0.6 min readCategories: News

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has affirmed Bashir Machina as the authentic candidate of the All Progressives Congress for Yobe North Senatorial District.

The court, on Monday, upheld the judgment of the Federal High Court sitting in Damaturu, Yobe State, which held that Senate President Ahmad Lawan was not the APC candidate for Yobe North Senatorial District in the 2023 elections.

Justice Monica Dongban-Mensen, who presided over a three-man panel, gave the affirmation in an appeal by Lawan, challenging the decision of Justice Fadimatu Aminu of the Federal High Court Damaturu, which had on September 28, 2022, declared Machina as the winner of the primary election organised by the APC in May 2022, while Lawan opted to contest the presidential primary election organised by the APC on June 9.

Credit: Punch

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