All Nigeria Latest News reports that the Abuja Court of Appeal has nullified the election of Governor Dauda Lawal of Zamfara State.
All Nigeria Latest News had reported that Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had declared Lawal winner of the March 18 governorship election.
But the All Progressives Congress (APC) challenged the victory of Lawal, who ran under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
While the tribunal had initially upheld Lawal’s election, the APC proceeded to the Appeal Court to challenge the decision.
A three-member panel of justices on Thursday, nullified Lawal’s victory and mandated a rerun of the election in three local government areas.
The Local Government Areas (LGAs) affected by the annulment and ordered rerun are Maradun, Birnin Magaji, and Bukuyun.