BREAKING| Appeal Court sacks Rep. Jibrin
The Court of Appeal on Friday nullified the election of a member representing Kiru/Bebeji Constituency and ordered for a fresh election.
The appellate court dissolved that the entire election conducted in the two local governments on the grounds that the final result contained in Form EC (8)E was mutilated.
The judgment, delivered by Justice Ajoke Adepoju, said since the result was mutilated any presumption on the actual result was a hearsay.
In a unanimous judgment, the tribunal chaired by Justice Nayai Aganaba unanimously dismissed the petition filed by Aliyu Datti Yako and the PDP challenging the victory of Jibrin as winner of the election.
The tribunal held that the petitioners failed to prove the allegations as contained in their petitions against the respondents.
Mr Yako had alleged that INEC wrongly declared Jibrin as the winner of the poll with 41,700 votes, while he was said to have scored 40,385 votes.
You may be interested
NPFL: Plateau United Stay Top After Draw Vs Nasarawa; MFM Hold Warri Wolves In LagosWebby - November 20, 2019
NPFL: Plateau United Stay Top After Draw Vs Nasarawa, MFM Hold Warri Wolves In Lagos Plateau United maintained top spot…
Breaking News: Fire Guts Akerele Mall In SurulereWebby - November 20, 2019
Akerele mall on fire It has been reported that a fire outbreak has gutted the Akerele mall in Lagos. The…
Nigeria’s top banks scramble to ensure gender equityWebby - November 20, 2019
Introduce initiatives to empower women GTBank Plc, Access Bank Plc, Standard Chartered Plc and First Bank Holding Plc, among others,…