Zamfara Election: Supreme court adjourns APC’s application till 2 march


The Supreme Court has rescheduled hearing for 2 March this year in the motion by the Abdul’aziz Yari faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara State for a review of the court’s 24 May 2019 judgment, voiding the participation of candidates of the APC in the last elections in the state.

At the mention of the case on Tuesday, the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), who led a five-man panel of the court, said it was impossible for the court to proceed to hear because some of the parties have not been served.

Lawyer to the Yari faction, Robert Clarke (SAN), lawyer to the Senator Gabiru Marafa faction of the APC in Zamfara, Mike Ozekhome (SAN) and lawyer to INEC, Tanimu Inuwa (SAN) agreed that an adjournment was necessary.

The court subsequently adjourned till 2 March 2020, for hearing.


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