Zamfara APC Crisis: Supreme Court Decides Fate of Idris, Yari, Others May 24 - THISDAYLIVE

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16.5.2019

Zamfara APC Crisis: Supreme Court Decides Fate of Idris, Yari, Others May 24 - THISDAYLIVE via thisdaylive

Alex Enumah in Abuja The fate of the Governor-elect of Zamfara State, Muktar Idris, Senator-elect, Abdul’aziz Yari, and other members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) elected into office both at the national and state assembly would be decided on May 24, following the reservation of the date for jugment by the apex court. The …

The Supreme Court on Thursday fixed the date after taking arguments from lawyers involved in two separate appeals on the Zamfara State APC primary election conducted last year for the nomination of candidates into various positions in the last general election.

Counsel in the Zamfara suits had appealled to the justices to deliver judgment in the suits before May 29, so as not to create constitutional crisis in Zamfara.

However, Mike Ozekhome SAN, who stood for Senator Kabiru Marafa and other respondents urged the court to dismiss the appeal and affirm the Appeal Court judgment which held that the APC in Zamfara State did not conduct primary election that can qualify it to nominate candidate for the last general election.

And therefore urged the apex court to dismiss the appeal.

The PDP insisted that contrary to the decision of the tribunal and the Court of Appeal, all documents front loaded at the tribunal were demonstrated as allowed by law and not dumped on the tribunal as erroneously held by the two lower.

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