Monday, December 11, 2023

Breaking: Tribunal Dismisses Omo-Agege’s Petition Against Oborevwori

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The Delta State Governorship Election Petition, Friday, struck out for lacking merit, the petition brought before it by the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, challenging the election of Governor Sheriff Oborevwor.

The three-member tribunal panel headed by Justice C.H. Ahuchaogu, in it’s judgment, affirmed the return of Oborevwori as the winner of the March 18, 2023 gubernatorial election in the state

The tribunal held that the petitioners failed to prove allegations of non-compliance with the Electoral Act, corrupt practices beyond a reasonable doubt.

Details later..

READ ALSO: PDP Rejects Benue Gov Tribunal Judgment, Heads To Appeal

In other news, The National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunals sitting in Enugu State has struck out the petition filed by Senator Chimaroke Nnamani of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), challenging the election of Senator Kelvin Chukwu of the Labour Party.

Nnamani, who was former governor of Enugu State between 1999 and 2007 represented Enugu East Senatorial district in the 9th Assembly under the platform of the PDP.

READ ALSO: PDP Crisis: ‘Wike Has Unleashed Dogs Of War And We Will Not Sit Back’ – Obaseki

Despite winning the ticket of PDP to re-contest the Senatorial seat in the February 25 national assembly election, he declared support for the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu against his party’s candidate, Atiku Abubakar.

Although, PDP expelled him, he still contested under the platform and lost to the Labour Party candidate, Kelvin Chukwu.


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