BREAKING: Supreme Court Gives Final Verdict on APC Senatorial Candidate’s Case
- The Supreme Court has finally ruled in favour of the candidacy of David Jimkuta in the last few hours before the March 18 election
- The court on Friday, March 17, affirmed Jimkuta as the authentic candidate for the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Taraba South Senatorial District
- In the court's fresh ruling, the appeal filed by senatorial aspirant Danjuma Shiddi was dismissed because it lacked merit
On Friday, March 18, the Supreme Court affirmed the nomination of David Jimkuta as the authentic candidate for the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Taraba South Senatorial District.
This development is coming less than 24 hours before the rescheduled governorship and legislative election slated for Saturday, March 18, 2203.
Court dismisses suit filed by Senator Shiddi
A report by Channels TV confirmed that the court, on Friday, dismissed the appeal filed by senatorial aspirant Danjuma Shiddi.
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2023 guber polls: "APC has no governorship candidate in Taraba," PDP taunts ruling party
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday, March 16, warned that the All Progressives Congress (APC) has no validly nominated candidate for the rescheduled Saturday, March 18, governorship election in Taraba state.
In a statement signed by the party's national publicity secretary, Debo Ologunagba, the PDP said APC failed to produce a governorship candidate considering the Supreme Court's judgement on February 1, in suit No SC/CV/1564/2022.
In the statement seen by Legit.ng, Ologunagba urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the people of Taraba state and the general public to note that the import of the Supreme Court judgement is that the APC cannot validly field a candidate in the March 18 governorship election in the state.
2023 guber polls: Fresh crisis looms as APC suspends governorship candidate in Taraba State
With less than a week to the gubernatorial polls, the Taraba state chapter of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) is in commotion.
An emerging report has confirmed that the Taraba state APC announced the suspension of its guber candidate, Senator Emmanuel Bwacha.
However, Senator Bwacha was unfazed by the development as he tagged it as fake news perpetrated by aggrieved members who lost at the primaries.