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Supreme Court delivers judgement over the nomination of Governor TAMBUWAL.

Supreme Court delivers judgement over the nomination of Governor TAMBUWAL.

Supreme Court will today deliver judgement in a legal action challenging the propriety or otherwise of the nomination of Governor AMINU WAZIRI TAMBUWAL of Sokoto state by the APC, for the 2015 gubernatorial election in the state.

The Apex Court will among others determine whether TAMBUWAL was nominated in compliance with provisions of the Electoral Act 2010 and the APC 2014 guidelines for the nomination of candidates for elective offices.

Specifically, the court will determine the issue of swapping of delegates list at the primary election of the APC said to have been conducted on December 4, 2014, at Giginya Stadium in Sokoto.

Justice BODE RHODES VIVOUR, who presided over the hearing of the matter, fixed today after submissions by various parties in the appeal.

Two appellants, Alhaji UMARU DAHIRU and Barrister ALIYU ABUBAKAR SANYINNA, who were governorship aspirants on the APC platform in the 2015 general elections, filed the appeal.

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