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Mrs Buhari’s Brother Seeks Cancellation Of Adamawa APC Primaries



One of the gubernatorial aspirants in the recently conducted primary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Adamawa State, Alhaji Mahmood Halilu Ahmed, has petitioned the Appeals Committee praying that the exercise as conducted on October 5th, 2018 be nullified alleging that it violated the stipulated guidelines of the party.

Ahmed who is also the brother to the Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari also prayed the committee to disqualify what he described as the “purported winner” of the gubernatorial primary and incumbent Adamawa State governor, Jibrilla Bindow for allegedly participating directly and indirectly in the electoral malpractice.

In a petition Signed by him and sighted by LEADERSHIP, the aspirant urged the committee to declare him as the “true and loyal gubernatorial candidate of the party” in the state.

“In the light of the above submission, I most sincerely urge this Honourable Committee to recommend to the NWC to nullify the 5th October, 2018 exercise, having violated the stipulated guidelines of our party. The whole exercise violated the guidelines and should be canceled totally in the interest of justice, internal democracy and the progress of APC.

“Disqualify the purported winner of the gubernatorial primary election, governor Umar Jibrilla Bindow for his direct and indirect participation in the electoral malpractice and the evidence of disloyalty.

“Declare my humble self as the true and loyal gubernatorial candidate of the party for Adamawa State.”