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PDP withdraws petition against Masari

11 September 2015, 13:09

Katsina -  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its gubernatorial candidate in the April 11 gubernatorial election in Katsina State, Musa Nashuni, have withdrawn the petition they filed against Governor Aminu Masari at the election tribunal in the state, reports Leadership.

They have filed an application before the tribunal to withdraw the petition.

Also read : Katsina INEC presents certificate of return to Masari, others

Nashuni and the PDP had filed a petition before the tribunal challenging the election of Masari on the grounds of electoral malpractices and alleged fake certificate.

At the resumed hearing of the case on Thursday, Nashuni through his lawyer, George Ogunyomi, applied for withdrawal of the petition, citing alleged frustration bythe Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as his reason for the action.

The tribunal chairman, Justice Garba Ali, adjourned to September 18 for ruling on the application.

Read more at Leadership.

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