Tuesday, October 19, 2021

PDP Senator George Sekibo Sacked From Post By Tribunal

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The senator representing Rivers East Senatorial District, Senator George Sekibo, has been sacked by The Rivers State National and State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.The three-man panel sitting at Apo Quarters in the Federal Capital Territory affirmed the petition of his fellow APC candidate, Andrew Uchendu who was part of last year’s rerun election in Rivers-East Senatorial District. Chief Andrew Uchendu in other words has been declared winner of the election.The court directed the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, that Chief Andrew Uchendu be issued a certificate of return and that of Senator Sekibo withdrawn. The Tribunal ruled that Sekibo “became Senator through the back door.” In the meantime, it is expected that Senator Sekibo will appeal the judgment.Photo Credit: Getty

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