Court stops INEC from conducting supplementary Governorship election in Adamawa
The rulling followed a suit filed by the counsel to the Adamawa Chapter of the Movement for the Restoration and Defence of Democracy (MRDD), Mr Mustafa Shaba, over absence of the party logo on the ballot paper of the inconclusive election.
Delivery judgement on the case, Justice Abdul-Aziz Waziri noted that the Suit has merit and the request was granted.
“After careful perusal of the a annexture of the MRDD 1 to 5 alongside written address of counsel urging me to grant the application, I am of the view that the application is pregnant with merit and must be granted.
“I hereby grant the following order.
“The defendant here in, the INEC is restrain whether by themselves, their executives, servants, privies, representative nominees or any other person or persons from proceeding with the supplementary election in respect of Adamawa State Governorship pending the hearing and determination of the Motion on Notice.”
The case was adjourned to March 21 for hearing of motion for the interlocutory injunction.