Breaking News Court sacks APC guber candidate in Taraba over age falsification

Owolabi Efuwape, Jalingo

Federal High Court sitting in Jalingo, Taraba State has sacked All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial candidate, Sani Daladi for falsifying age in documents submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC).

Ruling, Justice Steven Pam says in affidavit supporting the APC flag bearer’s particulars which claimed he was born 14 February, 1968 was in variance with same claim in his West African Senior School certificate which states he was actually born on 3rd April, 1977.

However, the party has refused to let go as it has started mobilising for the party’s gubernatorial victory on Saturday.

The party said it was not be rattled by the court’s ruling that disqualified it’s candidate on age falsification.

The party chairman, while addressing press conference insisted that Sani Danladi will still contest just as the party would appeal against what he described as  mischievous and comical judgement.

Some party supporters faulted the judgement which they believe would not stand against test of time.

The commissioner of police and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) denied the judgement against APC candidate.

The INEC Resident Commissioner insisted that Danladi remains APC candidate unless there is a documented directive contrary to that.

Political watchers believe that the judgement may affect morale of APC supporters in Taraba where party leadership believe they are on top and the party gubernatorial candidate victory is certain.

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