Court sacks APC’s Senator Ishaku Abbo

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A Yola High Court, Adamawa State, on Tuesday, sacked Senator Ishaku Abbo as the All Progressives Congress (APC) Senatorial candidate for Adamawa North senatorial zone for the 2023 election.

Justice Mohammed Danladi, sacked Senator Abbo on the ground that he was expelled from the party by his ward in Mubi North Local Government Area (LGA) of Adamawa.

Justice Danladi held that the Senator and the All Progressives Congress (APC) are bound by the resolution of the party Mubi North Local government chapter’s executive expelling him from the party on the 7th of October 2022.

The court also averred that Senator Abbo is not entitled to enjoy any right or privilege accorded to APC members.

Recall that the Mubi North LG executive of the party had on the 7th of October 2022, approved the expulsion of the Senator as recommended by the party’s disciplinary committee.

The court further restrained APC under which the Senator is seeking re-election from recognising him as its candidate, saying that he cannot validly be the candidate of the party in the forthcoming general election.

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