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Gombe Guber: Supreme Court affirms Gov Inuwa’s election, dismisses PDP appeal

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The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed the appeal filed by Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate, Jibrin Barde, against the election of Governor Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State.

Pmnews.ng reports that the apex court is delivering final judgements on gubernatorial election legal battles in 13 states, including Nasarawa, Delta, Ogun, Gombe and Kebbi, among others.

The five-member panel of the Supreme Court led by Justice Kudirat Kekere-Ekun affirmed the judgements of the lower courts on the matter.

Justice Kekere-Ekun said she found nothing wrong with the lower courts’ judgments to warrant interference by the apex court.

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The Court of Appeal in Abuja had, in November 2023, affirmed Yahaya’s election as the governor of Gombe State.

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