The election of Munir Dan’Agundi, a member representing Kumbotso Federal Constituency on the platform of All Progressives Congress, APC, has been set aside by the Election Petition Tribunal in Kano.
Umar Ballah of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, had filed a petition challenging the election of Mr Dan’Agundi for failure to score the majority of lawful votes cast.
Mr Ballah therefore prayed the tribunal to set aside the election and declare him winner.
Delivering judgement on Tuesday, the tribunal set aside the election of Mr Dan’Agundi and ordered for a fresh election at Tsamiya Polling Unit under Mariri Ward.
DAILY NIGERIAN gathered that both counsel of the petitioners and the respondents have indicated resolve to appeal the judgement.