Appeal Court sacks Senator Aminu Shehu Tambuwal and House of Reps member, Aliyu Shehu

The Court of Appeal which sat in Sokoto on Wednesday October 30, sacked Alhaji Abubakar Shehu-Tambuwal as Senator representing Sokoto South Senatorial District and Aliyu Shehu, as lawmaker representing Bodinga/Dange-Shuni/Tureta Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives. 

Justice Frederick Oho who read out the short judgement which declared People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidates Senator Ibrahim Danbaba and Balarabe Kakale as winners of the 2019 election, said details on the judgement will be given later.

The court of appeal which dismissed the judgement delivered by Sokoto State Election Petitions Tribunal in favour of the sacked APC lawmakers, had also ordered a fresh election in Sokoto North/Sokoto South Federal Constituency on Tuesday October 29.

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