Friday gov judgment: Kano govt calls for calm

Governor Abba Yusuf of Kano State

Kano state government has advised people in the state to remain calm and avoid acts capable of causing breach of the peace as the Appeal Court delivers judgment Friday, in the appeal by the New Nigerian Peoples Party, NNPP, against the judgment of the Kano Governorship Election Tribunal.

The lower tribunal had in its judgment, sacked Governor Abba Yusuf of NNPP, and declared Nasiru Gawuna of All Progressives Congress, APC, winner of the March 18, election

Governor Yusuf, had filed a notice of appeal, challenging the judgment and the Appeal Court will Friday, deliver judgment in the appeal.

Nasiru Gawuna of APC

Meanwhile, state Commissioner for Information, Baba Dantiye, Yola, in a statement on Thursday in Kano, said the advice becomes necessary as some may take advantage of the situation and cause breach of the peace

Dantiye, who was reacting to governorship election judgment by the Appeal Court in Abuja slated for Friday, stressed the need for people to maintain the peace for the development of the state and country at large.

He also called on security agencies to redouble their efforts in ensuring that law and order were maintained as well as ensure full protection of of lives and property of the citizens in the state.

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