Abuja - The Independent National Election Commission
(INEC) has substituted the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial
candidate in Borno State, Alhaji Mohammed Imam, with Alhaji Gambo Lawan.
This was disclosed in a letter by the National
Secretariat of commission in a letter with reference number
Secretary to the commission, Ibrahim Bawa, signed the
letter addressed to the Resident Electoral Commission of the Borno State
ordering that the substitution should be effected.
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“In compliance to the order of the Federal High Court
judgment in suit No.
FHC/ABJ/CS/1123/14 between Alhaji Gambo Lawan Vs. Alhaji
Mohammed Imam & 2 others wherein the court ordered INEC to take all
necessary steps and actions including the listing of the name of Alhaji Gambo
Lawan as governorship candidate of the PDP for Borno state and to allow him
contest,” the letter read.
The letter also directed that the name of Alhaji Gambo
Lawan be included in the list of Governorship candidates for Borno State as
candidate of the PDP.