A Federal High Court sitting in Damaturu has affirmed Bashir Shariff Machina as the authentic candidate for Yobe North Senatorial District.
The court ordered the All Progressives Congress (APC) to submit the name of Bashir Shariff Machina as the authentic candidate after affirming the 28th May 2022 primary election conducted by the party.
In a judgement delivered today in Damaturu by, Justice Fadimatu Murtala, also nullified the parallel primary election of 9th June 2022 that produced President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan.
It would recalled that Senate President, Ahmed Lawal, after defected at the APC Presidential primary has been dragging the ticket with, Bashir Shariff Machina.
However, Kolawale Balogun, counsel to the second dependant told newsmen that his client would be appropriately advised on the next move.