Kano Tribunal: NNPP Supporters Hold Special Prayers For Yusuf’s Victory

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Ahead of the Election Petition Tribunal judgment, thousands of New Nigeria People’s Party supporters on Thursday, conducted special prayers in Kano, for the success of Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf at the tribunal.
Recall that the APC is challenging the Independent National Electoral Commission for declaring Kabir-Yusuf of the NNPP, as winner of the Governorship election held on March 18, 2023.
The special prayer was conducted at the six strategic Kano main entrance routes: Katsina road, Gwarzo road, Madobi Road/Sharada, Zaria road, Maiduguri road and Hadejia road
As the Tribunal set to deliver Judgement in the Governorship Elections dispute, Kwankwasiyya supporters offered the prayer to seek divine intervention in the outcome of the judgment.
The prayer sessions were also attended by top state government officials, politicians as well as well wishers.
Speaking at Zaria road, one of the prayer venues, the State Chairperson of the NNPP Women Group, Hajia Zuwaira Abubakar said the prayers were organised against all those working against the victory of Governor Yusuf at the tribunal.
Recall that this is the second time such prayers were being conducted by Kwankwasiyya (NNPP cum) supporters in the ancient city.
Kano tribunal reserved ruling on a petition filed by the All Progressive Congress, challenging the victory of Governor Abba Kabir-Yusuf of the New Nigeria People’s Party against governor Yusuf The Kano State Election Petition Tribunal, on 22 August, 2023.
Respondents in the petition are INEC, Kabir-Yusuf, and the NNPP.
The three-member panel of the Election Petition Tribunal led by Justice Oluyemi Akintan-Osadebay, said the tribunal would communicate the date for the judgment after all parties must’ve adopted their final written addresses.


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