Yobe North: APC finally accepts Machina as senatorial candidate, asks INEC to recognize him


The All Progressives Congress, (APC), has officially written the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC), asking the electoral umpire to recognize Bashir Sheriff Machina as its authentic candidate for Yobe North Senatorial District as directed by the Federal High Court, Damaturu.

This is contained in a letter dated 12th October 2022 with reference number APC/NHDQ/INEC/19/022/128 signed by
the APC’s National Chairman Sen. (Dr) Abdullahi Adamu and the National Secretary of the party Sen. Iyiola Omisore.

“We write to notify the Commission of the attached Judgment dated 28th September 2022 and Order dated 5th October 2022 from the Federal High Court, Damaturu Judicial Division, directing the Commission to accept and recognize BASHIR SHERIFF as the Party’s candidate for Yobe North Senatorial District, Yobe State and to publish same accordingly.

“Above is for your information and necessary action, please”, the letter read.

Husaini Mohammed Isa, the Spokesman of Machina Campaign Organization confirmed the development in a Facebook post on Friday.

“Breaking: APC Complies With Court Order, Asks INEC To Recognize Machina As APC Senatorial Candidate”, he posted.

Recall that, Yobe State Chairman of APC, Alhaji Mohammed Gadaka had vowed that the party will appeal the Federal High Court judgement.

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