Appeal Court Affirms Namadi as Jigawa State APC Guber Candidate


An Appeal Court in Kano has upheld the Judgement of the Federal High Court in Dutse that affirmed Malam Umar Namadi Danmodi as duly elected APC Governorship Candidate for Jigawa State in 2023 General Election.

A panel of three Judges presided by Justice Ita G Mbaba unanimously dismissed the appeal filed by Farouk Adamu Aliyu challenging the Judgement of the lower court for lack of merit.

The other two Judges are Justice B M Ugo and Justice U A Musale.

The plaintiff Farouk Adamu Aliyu ,former Minority Leader of the House of Representatives ,was one of the contestants of the Party’s Gubernatorial Primary Election, that was won by Malam Umar Namadi.