Breaking News -Another lawmaker From Lere, Kaduna state is dead

Days after the death of a lawmaker Representatives, Haruna Maitala from plateau state, another lawmaker representing Lere Federal Constituency of Kaduna State, Suleiman Aliyu, has passed on at the age of 53.

Mr Aliyu reportedly died on 6th April, Tuesday afternoon at the Barau Dikko Teaching Hospital, Kaduna State after a brief illness.

the late member who was sworn in recently had won his case at the Court of Appeal which reinstated him as both the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and the winner of February 23, 2019, House of Representatives election for Lere Federal Constituency.

In a historic judgment delivered on Friday, November 2, 2020, the court had set aside its earlier decisions in suit number: CA/K/EPT/NA/18/2019 and suit number: CA/K/EPT/NA/19/2019 for being nullities.

The court, which had Justices Obietonbara Daniel-Kalio, Saidu Tanko Hussaini and Olutodun Adepope-Okojie, held that the decision of the Election Petition Tribunal cannot stand in the face of the superior courts’ decisions by Section 287(2) of the 1999 Constitution.

The sub-section stated that “the decisions of the Court of Appeal shall be enforced in any part of the federation by all authorities and persons, and by courts with subordinate jurisdiction to that of the Supreme Court.

May Allah grant his soul eternal rest.

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