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Just In; Ahmed Lawan Lost Bid To Cling Yobe North Senatorial Ticket

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A Federal High court sitting in Damaturu, the capital of Yobe state has disqualified Ahmed Lawan, Senate President, as the candidate for the All Progressive Congress, APC Yobe North Senatorial district, and ordered the party to immediately submit the name of, Bashir Sheriff Machina as the qualified candidate of the party who was voted during the May 28 party primaries.


The presiding judge, Justice Fadimatu Murtala, delivered the judgment today in Damaturu, Yobe state, where she also nullifies the parallel party primary that was staged by the Senate president on 9th June after he failed his presidential bid. 

Council to the second defendant, Kolawole Balogun, SAN, in his reaction to the journalist in Damaturu said he will in due course advise his client on the next move. 

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