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Supreme court strikes out Danladi’s case

The Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal filed before it by the governorship candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Sani Danladi, in the March 9, 2019, Taraba State Governorship election.

He is challenging his disqualification by the Federal High Court in Jalingo.

A five-man Panel of the Supreme Court headed by the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Mohammed, dismissed the appeal filed by Mr Danladi for being incompetent and failing to meet the requirements of the law.

The APC candidate, Mr Danladi was disqualified by the Federal High Court, Jalingo presided over by Honourable Justice Stephen Dalyop Pam from participating in the 2019 Governorship election in Taraba state on March 6, 2019 .

The Court of Appeal sitting in Yola stayed the execution of the judgment of the lower in favour of Mr Danladi, which enabled him to stand for the March 9, 2019 Governorship election in Taraba state.

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