SUPREME COURT FIXES DATE TO HEAR ZAMFARA GOVERNOR-ELECT AND OTHERS’ APPEAL

The Supreme Court will on May 16 hear appeals filed by candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the last general elections in Zamfara State. Zamfara Governor-elect, Mukhtar Shehu Idris and elected members of the state’s House of Assembly filed the appeals against the March 25, 2019 judgment of the Court of Appeal in Sokoto. The Court of Appeal had, in its judgment, set aside the judgment by the Zamfara State High Court, which upheld the primaries conducted by the APC and allowed it to field candidates for the…

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