After Appeal Court Victory, Ganduje Woos Shekarau’s Faction

After Appeal Court Victory, Ganduje Woos Shekarau’s Faction

  • The court has quashed the judgment which gave Senator Ibrahim Shekarau’s G-7 faction of the APC in Kano victory over the faction led by the state governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje
  • The appellate court ruled in favour of the governor’s faction in all three appeals lodged against the judgments of the lower courts
  • Meanwhile, Ganduje has called on Senator Ibrahim Shekarau-led faction of the All Progressives Congress in Kano to give peace a chance

The Kano state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday, February 17, defeated the Ibrahim Shekarau group through an Appeal Court ruling.

Following this development, the state governor has appealed to Shekarau camp to consider reconciliation.

Ganduje made the appeal while addressing newsmen at the APC national secretariat on Thursday, February 17, The Punch reports.

After Appeal Court Victory, Ganduje Woos Shekarau’s Faction
Ganduje toasts Shekarau’s faction, after court ruling. Photo credit: Photo credit: Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje OFR
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He said:

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“I am appealing to them (Shekarau-led faction) because we are members of one family, the APC. Kano State is almost 100 per cent APC, we should come together and forge ahead in such a manner.”

The court ruling

Earlier, the Appeal Court in Abuja ruled in favour of the governor’s faction in all three appeals lodged against the judgments of the lower courts.

It also held that the case was not a pre-election issue but an internal party tussle.

Therefore, it should be decided by the Buni-led Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee.

APC governors: At 72, Ganduje has done well as Kano governor

In another development, Legit.ng reported that the PGF joined the Kano governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, to celebrate his 72nd birthday anniversary, declaring that he has performed well in the state.

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BREAKING: Governor Ganduje defeats Shekarau in appeal court, takes back control of Kano APC

The PGF commended Ganduje's leadership, vision, and commitment to a united prosperous Nigeria, under the leadership of APC.

Governor Ganduje was also hailed for his insightful and resolute inputs to the processes of managing governance in Kano state and Nigeria as a whole.

APC finally releases activities for national convention, says no position yet on zoning arrangement

The All Progressives Congress caretaker committee on Thursday, January 20, finally released the timetable for its highly anticipated national convention.

This was announced in a statement by the ruling party on Wednesday, January 19, after a meeting of its national leaders.

The party who will during the convention elect its national officers has refuted releasing any zoning arrangement.

Source: Legit.ng

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