Appeal Court orders Re-trial of Borno State Gov’ship Case
The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has ordered a fresh trial of the petition filed by the candidate of the Peoples’ Democratic Party in the Borno state governorship poll, Mohammed Goni, against the election of Governor Kashim Shettima of the All Nigeria Peoples Party.
The court also ordered that the suit be heard by a fresh panel of the Borno state governorship election petition tribunal.
The panel of the appellate court gave the order in its judgment in the appeal brought by the PDP and Goni against the judgment of the Borno state governorship election petition tribunal affirmed Ahettima’s election.
The ANPP is to appeal the judgment.