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Court dismisses suit challenging Gov Yahaya’s candidacy

The Federal High Court, Abuja, has struck out the case brought before it by the Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate in Gombe State, Mohammed Barde, against Governor Muhammadu Yahaya, the Independent National Electoral Commission and two others.

Ruling on Tuesday, Justice Binta Nyako dismissed the allegation that the governor in a bid to aid his qualification submitted forged documents to INEC

The plaintiff, through his lawyer, Johnson Usman, SAN, alleged that the governor lied on oath in documents he presented before INEC.