Fake Certificate: Court sacks House of Rep Member
In Kano State, the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) is set to lose one of the seats, as the National and State House of Assembly elections petition tribunal, in Kano earlier today nullified the election of member representing Tarauni Federal Constituency at the house of representatives Muktar Yerima.
Yerima was declared winner of the February 18th 2023 election under the platform of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), defeating the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Hafizu Kawu. On Monday Feb 27, NNPP's Yerima was declared winner with 26,273 votes to APC's Kawu with 15931 votes.
The former member of the House of Representatives, Kawu petitioned the tribunal, challenging the legitimacy of Yerima’s victory on the basis of a fake certificate.
Delivering the judgement on Thursday, the three-panel Justices upheld Kawu’s petition and nullified the sitting NNPP member’s election.
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