An Appeal Court sitting in Yola, on Thursday, reinstated Emmanuel Bwacha and Aishatu Binani as the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidates for Taraba and Adamawa States respectively.
Justice Tani Yusuf, who led the 3-man panel on Thursday, set aside the earlier judgements of Federal High Courts that nullified the primary elections that produced the two candidates.
The Appeal Court while passing its judgement ordered that their names should be submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) immediately.
Reacting to the judgement, Bwacha described the ruling as a victory for democracy, the people of Taraba State and the APC.
The APC governorship candidate, who spoke through his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Reqwesin Muri, said the Appeal Court’s judgement was a true reflection of the conduct of the party’s governorship primary election in Taraba State.
“We listened to the judgement delivered by the Federal High Court in Jalingo in September, we kept wondering why the Judge ignored all the reports from the national secretariat of the APC, the panel that conducted the primaries also submitted their report, but it was ignored.
“We want to thank the supporters of Senator Bwacha, members of APC in the State and the media for standing by the truth till today.
“I also want to assure the people of the State of the commitment of Senator Emmanuel Bwacha to rescue the State from the PDP’s bad governance if elected as the governor of Taraba State come 2023″, Muri stated.