Zamfara APC Crisis: Supreme Court Decides Fate of Idris, Yari, Others May 24


Alex Enumah in Abuja

The fate of the Governor-elect of Zamfara State, Muktar Idris, Senator-elect, Abdul’aziz Yari, and other members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) elected into office both at the national and state assembly would be decided on May 24, following the reservation of the date for jugment by the apex court.

The Supreme Court on Thursday fixed the date after taking arguments from lawyers involved in two separate appeals on the Zamfara State APC primary election conducted last year for the nomination of candidates into various positions in the last general election.

Also to be decided that same day is the Ekiti State governorship election being challenged by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its governorship candidate, Prof Kolapo Olusola.

Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, presided over the five member panel of the apex court that heard the Zamfara and Ekiti appeals.

Counsel in the Zamfara…

Source: Thisday Newspaper