Reacting after the ruling, the appellant Alhaji Farouk Adamu Aliyu said, the supreme Court has dismissed appeal challenging the emergence of Jigawa state Deputy Governor Mallam Umar Namadi as the All Progressives Congress APC candidate in the state.
He expressed gratitude to Allah for making it possible to see the end of the case which was started since the commencement of political activities last year in the state.
“Having indicated my interest in contesting the position of Governorship candidate under our great party the APC, the primary election was not freely conducted as per our party constitution, INEC guidelines, electoral act 2022 and the constitution of Federal Republic of Nigeria1999 as amended”.
“Numerous party members, supporters and I having been dissatisfied with the outcome of the primary elections resolved to seek for redress in the court of law, which started at the Federal High Court Dutse through Court of Appeal, Kano Division and ended today at the Supreme Court where all our cases were dismissed”
Alhaji Farouk Adamu said, as a strong believer in democracy and rule of law, he accepted the outcome of the judgement of the supreme Court in good faith.
He therefore urged their supporters to do the same and remain calm.
Farouk who is one of thefounding member and a leader of APC, said he would work for the success of their presidential candidate senator Ahmed Bola
According to him, he would also work for the success of the Jigawa State APC Gubernatorial candidate Mallam Umar Namadi as well as candidates of National and State Assemblies.