Judgement on the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its governorship candidate Abba Yusuf challenging the election of Abdullahi Ganduje of the All Progressive Congress (APC) will be delivered in October, Kano State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has disclosed.
The presiding judge, justice Halima Shamaki, spoke after the Counsel representing the petitioners, Adegboyega Awomolo (SAN) told the court they had closed their case.
According to him, “If one of the respondents finishes today, the next respondent should be ready the next day.
“We will not grant adjournments from any of the respondents because you want the record of proceedings and that you want to go and study the record of proceedings, you all have your records.
“We are working with time. The respondents will take their days for defense. We will allow all the parties the statutory time to file their written addresses, there will be no abridging of time. We should be rounding up by first week of October.”