The Court of Appeal Sokoto Division has ordered fresh election in the Sokoto North/Sokoto South Federal Constituency of Sokoto state. The incumbent member is Alhaji Bala Hassan of All Progressive Congress (APC) .
The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party,PDP in the 2019 election, Abubakar Abdullahi had filed the appeal against the judgement of the Election Tribunal which upheld Hassan’s election.
Delivering the verdict, Justice Frederick Oho of the Court of Appeal said the appeal succeeded. Justice Oho ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct rerun election within 90 days.
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