The Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Yola has dismissed the suit challenging the emergence of Elisha Abbo as the senator representing Adamawa North Senatorial District.
The suit was filed by Sen. Binta Masi of All Progressives Congress (APC) who lost the seat to Abbo during the February 23rd election.
Delivering judgment in the petition today August 29th, the Chairman of the Tribunal, Justice Sulaiman Akanbi, said that the petitioner could not provide any credible evidence to show that the election of Abbo was marred by over voting and other irregularities as alleged.
“All said and done, the petitioner failed to prove his petition with convincing evidence. We consequently dismissed this petition,’’ the judge ruled.
Reacting, counsel to Massi, Mr Yakubu Bello, said that his client would appeal the judgment.