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Court sacks Ganduje-led APC exco in Kano, upholds Shekarau faction

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A  Federal High Court, Abuja, has sacked the executive of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano produced by a faction loyal to Governor Abdullahi Ganduje.

Justice Hamza Mu’azu however upheld the executive members produced from the congress held by the faction loyal to former governor of the state, Ibrahim Shekarau.

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Governor Ganduje had earlier declared any other congresses held outside the one conducted under Prince Abdullahi Abbas leadership as illegal.

Although Ganduje insisted that the party has concluded with the nomination of candidates for the congresses under a consensus arrangement, the decision was challenged by the G-7 group under the leadership of Shekarau, who had fronted parallel leadership under the chairmanship of Haruna Ahmadu Danzago.

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The candidates produced by Shekarau’s faction had the outcome of the other congresses and sought outright nullification of the process that produced them.

The applicants led by Muntaka Bala Sulyman and others had joined issued with APC, Chairman APC extra ordinary caretaker Committee and Governor of Yobe state, Mai Mala Buni, National secretary of the party, JohnAkpanudoedehe, Independent National Electoral Commission, among the nine defendants.

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