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BREAKING: Tribunal Sacks APC Lawmaker, Declares Suswam Winner of Senatorial District Election



The election petition…CONTINUE READING

tribunal sitting in Markudi on Friday, September 8, sacked Emmanuel Udende of the All Progressives Congress ( APC)…..CONTINUE READING

Per a report byAfrica Independent Television (AIT), the tribunal declared Senator Gabriel Suswam

of the People Democratic Party, (PDP), as the winner of the Senatorial election for Benue

North East Senatorial District.


Suswam, an ex-Benue governor and member of the 9th Senate, had in February lost his bid to return to the upper legislative chamber of the National Assembly.

The sitting on Friday, lasted for over three hours, according to

The Sun Newspaper.

In a swift


reaction, Innocent Daagba, counsel to sacked the APC senator, said they are not satisfied with the decision and will advise Udende to appeal.

In a piece of related news,

reported that the National and State House of Assembly Election Petition court in Kogi state sacked Sadiku-Ohere

of the APC


and declared Natasha Akpoti-Uduaghan of the PDP as the winner of the February 25 Kogi Central Senatorial election.

The tribunal in its ruling on Wednesday, September 6, said Akpoti-Uduaghan garnered 54,064 votes while Sadiku-Ohere scored 51,291 votes. also reported that the Kogi East Senatorial Election Tribunal sacked Senator Jibrin Isah.

Senator Isah, the Senate Committee Chairman on Customs Excise and Tariffs, was sacked because votes were cancelled in some 94 polling units during the February 2023 election.

In another related news,


reported that the National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Umuahia sacked

the member representing the Isuikwuato/Umunneochi federal constituency, Amobi Ogah of the Labour Party (LP).

Delivering its ruling recently, the court subsequently ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC), to withdraw the certificate of return given to Ogah and issue the same to the petitioner, Honourable Nkeiruka Onyejeocha of the APC…..CONTINUE READING

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