The Supreme Court has postponed the judgment in the appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party and its Governorship candidate in Gombe State, Jibrin Bade, for Friday, January 19, 2024.
The apex court in a judgment by a five-member panel led by Justice Kudirat Kekere-Ekun, announced the date for judgment after lawyers to parties adopted their written briefs on Thursday morning.
Barde and his party are in their appeal, seeking to nullify the election of Governor Muhammad Yahaya of the All Progressives Congress.
Similarly, the court in its submission, also dismissed the appeal filed by the candidate of the African Democratic Congress, Nafiu Bala after his lawyer, Herbert Nwoye withdrew it upon being told that his appeal was a mere waste of the court’s time.
It had earlier heard the appeal by the candidate of the PDP in Kaduna state, Mohammed Isa, praying the court to void the election of Governor Uba Sani of the APC and reserved judgment till a date to be disseminated to parties.