The outgoing Governor of Bauchi State, Mohammed Abubakar, has disclosed that his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), has assembled four Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SANs) to challenge his electoral defeat in court.
The Independent National Electoral Commission has said that the supplementary governorship election earlier scheduled to hold in Adamawa and Bauchi states will still hold, even though the issue has become a subject of litigation.
The order issued on the strength of an ex parte application filed by the All Progressive Congress (APC) and the incumbent Governor of Bauchi State, Mohamed Abubakar, shall however last till the determination of the suit brought before the court by the two plaintiffs.
Governor Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar of Bauchi state said Monday he is heading to court to challenge decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to resume collation of results in the state.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP sternly cautions the leadership of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) under Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, against attempts by his commission to tamper with and further cancel already tallied and declared results in 14 more local governments in the March 9 Bauchi Governorship election.