The Supreme Court has affirmed the election of the Governor of Kebbi State, Nasir Idris.
The Independent National Electoral Commission had declared the state election inconclusive following cancellation and overvoting in some Local Government Areas.
The electoral commission on April 15 conducted a supplementary election with, Idris, candidate of the All Progressives Congress, who scored 409,225 votes to beat Aminu Bande of the Peoples Democratic Party who polled 360,940 votes.
Not satisfied with the outcome of the election, Bande approached the tribunal.
Displeased with the judgement, Bande approached the court of appeal, but the appellate court affirmed the governor’s election.
Bande took the appeal further to the apex court.
Delivering the judgement, the court held that the appeal lacked merit and was subsequently dismissed.
Also, other appeals in the matter were equally dismissed.