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Tribunal Dismisses Senator Oduah’s Petition Challenging Dr Nwoye Of Labour Party

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The National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Awka, Anambra State capital has dismissed the petition of Senator Stella Oduah of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) challenging the victory of Dr Tony Nwoye of Labour Party in the Feb 25, 2023 presidential election for lack of merit.

Senator Oduah and her party in a consolidated petition: EPT/AN/SEN/1/2023 & EPT/AN/SEN/2/2023, approached the Tribunal to challenge the declaration of Dr Tony Nwoye as a validly elected Senator representing Anambra North Senatorial district by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

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Mr Tony Nwoye of the Labour Party was declared the winner of Senatorial district after scored 94,779 votes to defeat the closet, Senator Stella Oduah who polled a total of 50,146 votes.

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The three-man Panel of Tribunal Judges unanimously dismissed Stella Oduah’s petition and that of PDP for lack of merit and affirmed the election of Dr Tony Nwoye of Labour Party.


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