The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the election of Governor Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe State.
A panel of justices dismissed an appeal filed by the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Inuwa Yahya, challenging the election of Mr. Dankwambo in the April 11, 2015 governorship election.
The state election tribunal had earlier confirmed the election of Mr. Dankwambo in the April 11 governorship election.
A Court of Appeal in Yola, Adamawa State, agreed with the ruling of the tribunal.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday also agreed with the rulings of the lower courts.