Court Sacks  Zamfara Governor    

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Mohammed Shosanya
The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has declared the March 18, Governorship election in Zamfara State which produced Dauda Lawal as the elected governor, inconclusive.
In a judgement on Thursday, a 3- man panel of Justices of the appellate court unanimously voided and set aside the declaration of Lawal of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP as the lawfully elected governor.
In a lead judgement read by Justice Sybil Nwaka Gbagi, the panel ordered that fresh election be conducted at Maradun Local Government Area of the State and in other areas where elections were either cancelled or did not hold at all.
The  court maintained that the use of IREv information to declare Lawal as governor in the absence of polling units results “were unlawful, illegal and unconstitutional.
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