Court of Appeal to hear suit against Borno Gov-elect May 30th




The Jos division of the Court of Appeal Tuesday has slated the 30th May, 2019, for hearing the suit challenging the candidature of Borno state Governor-elect, Prof. Babagana Zulum.

The appeal in a suit no CA/J/174/2019, filed by Mustapha Baba Shehuri, is challenging Zulum of the All Progressives Congress (APC), and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), pursuant to cause of action in the 2018 presentation of Zulum to INEC, by the APC.

Hon. Shehuri and four others have challenged the decision of the APC, before the Federal High Court, which dismissed the suit, they however, followed up the judgment with an appeal, before the Jos division of the Court of Appeal.

Counsel to Shehuri, P.O. Shuaibu, told the Court that service of the appeal processes were served on the all parties except the 4th respondent ambassador Ahmad Baba Jidda.

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