BICHI & ORS.
V.
SHEKARAU & ORS.

(2009) JELR 39999 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/K/EP/GOV/18/2008 ·  7 Jan 2009 ·  Nigeria
CORAM
ZAINAB ADAMU BULKACHUWA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria OFR Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria ABDU ABOKI Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria AHMED OLAREWAJU BELGORE Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria HUSSEIN MUKHTAR Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria UZO NDUKWE ANYANWU Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
issues
lower tribunal
election
appellants
court
1st respondent
exhibits r3
cross appeal
justice of the court of appeal
local government areas
respondents
local government area
new chairman
return of the 1st respondent
adebara j
corrupt practices
grounds of appeal
chairman of the tribunal
cross-appeal
5th respondents
entire proceeding
general law
honourable tribunal
judgments of the federal high courts
legal effect
notice of cross-appeal
participation of hon. justice adamu jauro
provision of the electoral act
winner of the said election
2nd set of respondents
3rd set of respondents
addresses of counsel
briefs of argument
case of ogbunyinya
complaint of the appellants
end of the trial
following grounds
instant case jauro j
leading judgment
legislative houses election tribunal
notice of appeal
n party candidate vote
office of the governor of kano state
oju lga v. inec
provisions of the evidence act
results of the election
said judgment
tudun wada lga of kano state
underlisted issues
various parties

ZAINAB ADAMU BULKACHUWA, OFR, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The election into the office of the Governor of Kano State was held in as other States of the Federation on the 14th of April 2007. The candidates who were sponsored by their various parties contested for the election at the end of which the respondents declared the results of the election on the 16/4/07 as indicated hereunder:-

S/N PARTY CANDIDATE VOTE SCORED

1. AC USMAN SULE 126,235

2. AD YAHAYA MOHAMMED KABO 5,272

3. ADC MOHAMMED MUKHTAR ALI 4,211

4. ANPP IBRAHIM SHEKARAU 671,184

5. APGA ISMAILA ZUBAIRU 3,663

6. CPP MUSTAPHA BADAMASI 1,658

7. DPP BASHIRU S. NAGASHI 19,871

8. ND HAMISU L. IYANTAMA 2,826

9. NSDP MUHAMMAD MUHAMMAD 2,429

10. PAC SHEHU MUHAMMAD DALHAT 10,429

11. PDP AHMED G. BICHI 629,868

12. NDP BALAS. KOSAWA 5,876

13. PPA KABIRU B. SHARFADI 2,325

14. PRP ALHAJI HARUNA UNGOGO 1,289

15. PSP UMAR Y. DANHASSAN 18,963

16. RPN AHMED G. RIRUWAI 1,028

and Ibrahim Shekarau of the ANPP was returned and decl…

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