The governorship election tribunal in Gombe State has upheld the election of Governor Ibrahim Dankwambo of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
The tribunal on yesterday dismissed a petition filed by the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the April 11 election, Inuwa Yahya.
The tribunal said the petitioner simply “wasted the time of the tribunal”.
It also accused the petitioner of deliberately attempting to defame the tribunal while the case lasted.
While rejecting the case, the tribunal fined the petitioner N3, 500.
Meanwhile, the Akwa Ibom Legislative Elections Tribunal sitting in Dutsen Alhaji district of Abuja, has upheld the victory of former governor of the state, Goodswill Akpabio as a Senator in the March 28 election.