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The three-member panel, while delivering the judgment through Justice Bature Isa-Gafai, held Wanchiko’s appeal was unmeritorious.

The appellate court agreed with Kasim’s counsel, Johnson Usman, SAN, that Wanchiko, having presented a forged testimonial to the Independent National Electoral Commission, ought to be disqualified from contesting the election.

Lawal said this when he addressed a group of party faithful in Gusau shortly after his return from Abuja.
“We have nothing to worry about, we know that the people voted for us before and they are still ready to vote for us again.
“Our determination to rescue the state is intact as you can see a number of developmental projects that are ongoing across the state.
“Our aim is to change the narrative of our socioeconomic development,” he said.
He called on supporters to continue to remain calm and law-abiding.
He said that the Peoples Democratic Party would emerge victorious, even if the rerun was to cover the entire state.