Court of Appeal sitting in Yola has upheld the election of Governor Ibrahim Hassan Dankwanbo as the duly elected governor of Gombe State in the last general elections.
Delivering t judgement in Yola yesterday, Justice Helen M. Ogunwumiju with three other justices ruled that the APC governorship candidate and his party were unable to prove beyond reasonable doubt that the election was marred with irregularities.
Recall that the APC governorship candidate, Alhaji Umar Yahaya and his party in Gombe State felt unsatisfied with the result of the governorship polls that produced Governor Dankwambo as the winner of the May 2015 governorship election.
Reacting, legal representative of Governor Dankwambo, Barrister Zubairu M. Umar described the judgement as justice given to the deserving people at the right time.
However, counsel to the APC governorship candidate, Barrister Aliyu Usman Barde declined comment to the press on the matter.