Supreme Court affirms Adamawa Gov’s election, dismisses Bindow’s appeal


The Supreme Court on Tuesday, dismissed the appeal challenging the election of Ahmadu Fintiri as duly elected Governor of Adamawa State.

The apex court held that the All Progressives Congress, APC, and its candidate, Jibrilla Bindow, failed to prove their allegation that Fintri emerged through over-voting.

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Recall that the Court of Appeal sitting in Yola had dismissed the appeal filed before it against the election of Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of Adamawa State.

Delivering the judgement last December, the presiding judge of the Court of Appeal, Justice AB Gumel, affirmed the election of Ahmadu Fintiri and dismissed APC’s petition for lack of merit.

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