Breaking: APC suffers another defeat as Supreme Court refuses request for review of Zamfara's judgment

Breaking: APC suffers another defeat as Supreme Court refuses request for review of Zamfara's judgment

- APC has again lost its battle to reclaim Zamfara state from the PDP

- The party wants the Supreme Court to review its judgement of Friday, May 24

- Supreme Court had on May 24, nullified all votes cast for APC and declared PDP winner of all the elective posts in the state

The All Progressives Congress (APC)'s hope to reclaim its mandate in Zamfara state was dashed on Monday, July 22, by the Supreme Court.

Channel TV reveals that the Nigeria's apex rejected a request for it to review its last judgment in which it voided the participation of the APC and its candidates in the last elections in the state.

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Legit.ng gathered that a five-man panel of the court, led by Justice Olabode Rhodes-Vivour, in a ruling, struck out an application marked: SC/377/2019 filed by the APC, seeking a review of the judgement.

The court rejected effort by the lawyer to the APC, Robert Clarke (SAN), to make take a second look at the decision given earlier this year.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that a five-member panel of justices of the Supreme Court, on Friday, May 24, nullified all votes cast for the APC in the 2019 elections in the state.

It was reported that the panel led by Justice Paul Adamu Galinji, said the APC in the party did not carry out primaries according to its regulations.

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The panel described all votes cast for the APC as wasted votes and declared that all political parties with the second highest votes in the polls were elected to the different offices.

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