Senate president Lawan, Accepts Court Judgment against his Candidature


The president of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, has conceaded to a Judgment passed by the Federal High Court, Damuru, against his candidature crisis with Sharif Bashir Machina.

Addressing the issue, Lawan said he arrived at the conclusion “after due consultation with political associates, supporters and well-wishers”.

“Yesterday, Wednesday, 28th September, 2022, the Federal High Court in Damaturu delivered judgement on the rightful candidate for Yobe North Senatorial District for the 2023 National Assembly elections.

“The said judgement disqualifies my candidature and therefore my participation in the elections.

After due consultations with my political associates, supporters and well-wishers, I have decided not to appeal against the judgement. I accept the judgement,” Lawan said.

He ended by thanking tje State governor, Mai Mala Buni and Sanator Ibrahim Geidam.

“At this juncture, I deem it appropriate to thank His Excellency, Senator Ibrahim Gaidam for the leadership role in the APC political family in Yobe State. I also thank His Excellency, Governor Mai Mala Buni for the support and brotherhood”

“To my constituents, I thank you all for your unflinching support, loyalty and unreserved committment to the course of building our people and Yobe North Senatorial District and indeed Yobe State.

I want to assure you that I will continue to serve you in my personal and any other capacity at all times.”