Tribunal Sacks APC, PDP Federal Lawmakers in Delta

Sep 11, 2023 | Entertainment, News


  • Two members of the House of Representatives from Delta state have been sacked by the election tribunal sitting in Asaba
  • The APC lawmaker, Francis Waive, representing Ughelli North/Ughelli South/Udu federal constituency, was sacked over failure to have his qualification published
  • The tribunal also ordered INEC to set aside the Certificate of Return issued to Jonathan Ukohdiko of the PDP

Delta state, Asaba – The National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Asaba, has sacked Francis Waive of the All Progressive Congress (APC), representing the Ughelli North/Ughelli South/Udu federal constituency of Delta State.

The tribunal gave the verdict over the failure of Waive, a two-term House of Representatives member to have his qualification published, The Punch reported.

Tribunal sacks Francis from House of Reps/Tribunal sacks PDP, APC Federal Lawmakers in Delta
Tribunal Sacks PDP, APC House of Reps members in Delta
Photo Credit: Francis E. Waive
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Tribunal declares PDP candidate winner

Solomon Ahwinahwi of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was declared winner of the February 25 election.

According to SaharaReporters, in another judgement, the tribunal chaired by Justice Cathrine Ogunsola, directed the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to set aside the Certificate of Return issued to Jonathan Ukohdiko of the PDP.

The court ordered a re-run for Enwhe ward 09 in the Isoko federal constituency after agreeing with the Social Democratic Party (SDP) candidate, Dickson Ebegbare that no election was held in the contentious ward 09.

Tribunal sacks Jerry Gana’s son from House of Reps

Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that the National and State Houses of Assembly Election Tribunal has sacked Joshua Gana of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), representing Edati/Lavun/Mokwa Federal Constituency of Niger State.

The three-member tribunal, headed by Justice Sylvester Godspower, gave the verdict on Monday, September 11.

Tribunal sacks PDP lawmaker in Plateau

The National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Jos, Plateau State, has set aside the election victory of Peter Gyengdeng, as the lawmaker representing Barkin/Riyom Federal Constituency of the state.

The tribunal in a ruling on Monday, September 11, declared Fom Chollom of the Labour Party (LP) as the validly elected representative for the federal constituency.

Tribunal sacks PDP lawmaker in Imo

Ikeagwuonu Ugochinyere of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been sacked as a lawmaker representing the people of the Ideato North and South Federal Constituency of Imo State.

The National and State Houses of Assembly Election Tribunal in Imo State sacked the House of Representatives member on Sunday, September 10.

Tribunal sacks second NNPP House of Reps Member

The National and State House of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal has sacked Idris Dankawu of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), representing the Kumbotso Federal House of Representatives Constituency of Kano State.

The Justice I.P. Chima led tribunal ruled that Dankawu forged his West African School Certificate (WAEC) which he submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Source: Legit.ng





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