Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Kaduna, on Thursday, sacked Governor Uba Sani of the All Progressives Congress.
Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate, Isah Mohammed Ashiru, had filed a petition before the tribunal.
The verdict was announced virtually via zoom by the judges who stayed away from the physical courtroom.
The tribunal also declared the 2023 governorship election held in the state on March 18, 2023 as inconclusive.
The three-man tribunal panel led by Justice Victor Oviawe, In a split decision of a ratio of 2:1, declared that the election was inconclusive and therefore directed that a supplementary election be conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission within 90 days.
PDP had petitioned the tribunal to challenge the election of Uba Sani as the incumbent Governor of Kaduna State.
The party had based its arguments on the grounds of alleged irregularities and electoral fraud, deposing that its candidate, Isa Mohammed Ashiru, won the election.
The tribunal further ruled that INEC is to conduct election in seven wards, four local government areas and 24 polling units consisting of 16,300 registered voters.
Throughout the hearing of the petition, the PDP and its candidate, Ashiru called 24 witnesses and presented claims and documents to prove their case.