A Kano Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) factional governorship candidate, Muhammad Sani Abacha has dragged Independent National Electoral Commission, Sadiq Aminu Wali , PDP and Shehu Wada Sagagi before a Federal High Court in Kano.
In a concurrent originating summon filed on Thursday, the plaintiff, Mohammed Sani Abacha is asking to be declared as the Kano governorship candidate of the PDP and validate the primary election that produced him monitored by the first defendant, INEC.
Similarly, the plaintiff is seeking an injunction restraining the first defendant, its officers, agents or privies from recognizing the second defendant or any other persons apart from the plaintiff as the authentic and lawful gubernatorial candidate of the third defendant in Kano State for the 2023 governorship election.
Recalls that on July 22nd , 2022, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, published the name of Sadiq Aminu Wali, as the Kano PDP governorship candidate.
Although, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at a news conference in Kano on July 1st, 2022 said that the Commission recognized the PDP governorship primary election that produced Muhammad Abacha.