The Election Petition Tribunal has affirmed the victory of Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko (APC) of the Sokoto North Senatorial District.
It also upheld the elections of members, representing Tambuwal-Kebbe and Sokoto South-Sokoto North ferederal constituencies, Ibrahim Dasuki (PDP) and Bala Hassan (APC).
In a unanimous judgement read by the Chairperson, Justice Josephine Oyefeso, on behalf of other Justices Haruna Muhammad and Eke Eze, upheld the elections and dismissed the petitions for lack of merits.
Oyefeso said the petitioners were unable to prove the allegations contained in the petitions beyond reasonable doubts as required by law.
She said the burden of proving a petition solely relied on the petitioners adding that the witnesses and exhibits presented were not tangible enough to contradict the electoral body decisions.