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MUHAMMADU DANGI JULI & ANOR v. ALH. YAHAYA MOH'D & ORS

(1999) JELR 43902 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/K/EPLG/28/99  •  18 Mar 1999  •  Nigeria

Coram
RAPHAEL OLUFEMI ROWLAND JCA; MUHAMMAD SAIFULLAHI MUNTAKA-COOMASSIE JCA; PATRICK IBE AMAIZU JCA;

Judgement

PATRICK IBE AMAIZU, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The Independent National Electoral Commission-(INEC for short), a body established by the Independent National Electoral Commission Decree, 1998, and charged with the responsibility of organizing elections in the country, held throughout Nigeria on the 5th of December, 1998, elections for Chairmen and Vice Chairmen of Local Government Councils.

In Kebbi State, Muhammadu Dangi Juli and Abubakar Labbo Gwandu (hereinafter referred to as the Appellants) contested the Chairmanship and Vice Chairmanship respectively of Gwandu Local Government Area under the platform of Peoples Democratic party (PDP).

Their opponents Alhaji Yahaya Mohammed and Bala Ahmed Gwandu (hereinafter referred to as the 1st and 2nd respondents) contested on the platform of All Peoples Party (APP). At the end of the election, the 1st and 2nd respondents were returned as duly elected candidates having scored 8,903 votes as against 8,441 votes declared for the …

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