The Kano State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal has fixed Wednesday for judgement in the petition filed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) challenging the victory of Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf of the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP).
On Monday, the Tribunal disclosed the date for the judgment in a hearing notice sent to parties involved in the matter.
The secretary of the NNPP legal team, Bashir T/Wurzici, Esq. confirmed the date, saiying the team was notified on Monday evening.
“We are happy that the day is finally at hand and we are very happy because we know the petition will be dismissed with a cost.
“We are hoping the tribunal will follow suit with the decision of Kano Tribunal: Judgement To Delivered On Wednesday.
The deputy chairman of the APC in Kano, Shehu Maigari, said they expected the judgment to be in their favour based on the documented evidence submitted to the Tribunal.
“We are not afraid of anything because we are confident in the evidential documents we have submitted. So, we are optimistic based on what we have submitted,” he stated.
The expectation on the judgment has generated tension in the state with both parties organising prayers to seek for God’s assistance.