JUST-IN: Appeal Court Reinstates Bwacha As APC Guber Candidate In Taraba


The Yola Division of the Court of Appeal has set aside a judgment of the Federal High Court sitting in Jalingo, Taraba State, which nullified the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary election, which produced Senator Emmanuel Bwacha as the State’s governorship candidate in the 2023 elections.

Consequently, the appellate court upheld the election of Bwacha as the governorship candidate of the APC in Taraba State.

LEADERSHIP reports that Bwacha’s candidature was earlier nullified by the lower Court on September 20, 2022.

The primary election was contested by two of the governorship aspirants, Chief David Sabo Kente and Senator Abubakar Yusuf, who alleged irregularities in the exercise.

Speaking to LEADERSHIP on telephone on Thursday, Bwacha described the Appeal Court’s ruling in Yola, Adamawa State, as a victory for democracy, the people of Taraba State and the APC.

The APC governorship candidate, who spoke through his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr. Reqwesin Muri,…

Source: Leadership Newspaper