Tensions in Kano, Imo, Others as Supreme Court Begins Hearing of Governorship Appeals


The Supreme Court has commenced hearing on the appeals over the March 9 polls in Imo, Sokoto, Kano, Bauchi Benue and Plateau states.

The apex court is hearing the appeals filed by the governorship candidates 10 months after the elections held in the affected states.

The Politico understands that the court has resumed proceedings.

The appeals were brought before the court by various aggrieved candidates in the March 9 polls in the affected states

The governors returned elected by the independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the states are Emeka Ihedioha (Imo), Bala Mohammed (Bauchi), Aminu Tambuwal (Sokoto), Abdullahi Ganduje (Kano), Simon Lalong (Plateau), and Samuel Ortom (Benue).