A Federal High court in Gusau, Zamfara State on Friday voided the Governorship Primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party in the State.
The PDP primary election in the State saw to the emergence of Dauda Lawan Dare as its governorship for the 2023 general elections.
According to Daily Post, the Presiding Judge, Justice Aminu Bappa said the court granted all of the plaintiffs’ requests and revoked the selection of Dauda Lawan Dare as the party’s nominee for the general elections in 2023.
“This court has granted the prayers submitted in this honourable court by the plaintiffs and hereby ruled in their favour” the judge added.
“The 109-page judgement will be presented to the counsels of both the plaintiffs and the dependants”.
Speaking with newsmen immediately after the ruling, the counsel to all the plaintiffs, Barrister Ibrahim Aliyu said the court has nullified the election of Dauda Lawan Dare as the PDP governorship candidate according to the prayers they submitted before the court.
“We believe in justice because the Court has seen reasons to nullify the election of Dauda Lawan Dare as PDP candidate in Zamfara state”
“We had in our prayers urged the court to nullify the election which was characterised by a series of irregularities and we are happy that our prayers have been granted”