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INEC substitutes Borno PDP candidate

2015-04-01 09:30

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 INEC/LEG/DR/356/VOL.1/79.

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.


- CAJ News
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