Lafia - Former Information Minister and governorship candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in the April 11 election, Labaran Maku, has vowed to challenge the judgement of the governorship election petitions tribunal which dismissed his petition on Wednesday, reports New Telegraph.
Maku said he was dissatisfied with the ruling and would proceed to the Appeal Court.
Also read: Tribunal dismisses Maku’s petition against Gov. Al-Makura's election
The former minister noted that as a democrat, he would pursue his case at the Court of Appeal till he reclaims his stolen mandate.
He insisted that he won the April 11 governorship election with majority of lawful votes cast, but was rigged out.
Maku lost the April election to Gov. Umaru Al –Makura of the All Progressives Congress (APC), a victory that was confirmed by the Election Petition Tribunal on Wednesday.
The Justice Halima Mohammed- led three-man tribunal in its ruling dismissed Maku’s petition for lacking in merit.
Read more at New Telegraph.
- News 24