2023 Muhammad Abacha asks court to declare him PDP guber candidate for Kano. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Sadik Aminu Wali, and the People’s Democratic Party are the targets of a pre-election lawsuit brought by Muhammad Sani Abacha. The Federal High Court of Kano, presided over by Justice A.M. Liman, has postponed its hearing until October 20, 2022. (PDP).
Abacha asks the court in an originating summons to declare him the winner of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) primary election held in Kano after he met the conditions of the Electoral Act of 2022 (as amended) and received the most votes overall in the election held on May 25, 2022.
Reuben Atabor (SAN), the plaintiff’s attorney, informed the court that he filed several proceedings on behalf of his client to regularize his status when the matter was taken up again on Friday for the hearing of the substantive claim.
Suleiman Alkali, Sadik Aminu Wali, and the PDP’s counsels requested an adjournment from the court in their submissions to the Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) request that sought to regularize Abacha’s procedures.
As a result, Justice Liman set the hearing for the substantive complaint for October 20, 2022.