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Appeal Court in Yola Uphold Election of Governor Dankwambo

Governor Hassan Dankwambo

The federal court of Appeal sitting in  Yola has upheld the election of Governor Ibrahim Hassan Dankwanbo as the duely elected Governor of Gombe state in the last general  elections in May 2015.

Delivering the judgement in Yola yesterday ,Justice Helen M.Ogunwumiju seated with three other justices ruled that the APC Governorship candidate and his party were unabled to proof beyond reasonable doubt that the elections was marred with irregularities in the state.

Recall that,APC Governorship candidate,Alhaji Umar Yahaya and his party in Gombe state felt unsatisfied with the result of the Governorship polls that produced Governor Dankwambo as the winner of the May 2015 General elections.

Reacting on the judgement,Legal representative of Governor Hassan Dankwambo,Barrister Zubairu M.Umar destribed the outcome of the appeal as justice given to the deserving people at the right time .

Umar said the success recorded is a development to our democracy and in the event APC head for supreme court their legal team is  equal to the task and waiting saying the team led by Ibrahim Usman (SAN).

However,counsel to the APC Governorship candidate,Barrister Aliyu Usman Barde declined to speak to the press on the matter.

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