Tribunal dismisses PDP Rep in Plateau

The Nationwide Meeting and State Meeting election tribunal, sitting Friday in Jos, Plateau State, overturned the election of Musa Aggah, a member of the Folks’s Democratic Celebration representing the Bassa/Jos North federal constituency. the Home of Representatives represents .

The tribunal dominated that Aggah had not been validly nominated by the PDP for the February by-election 26 , 2022.

Aggah was declared the winner of the Jos North/Bassa Federal midterm election in February 27, by the Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee.

He had counted a complete of 40,111 votes to emerge because the winner . He was intently adopted by Peoples Redemption Celebration candidate Mohammed Gwani, who polled 37, 857 votes, whereas the ruling All Progressives Congressional candidate, Joseph Aku, who got here a distant third, scored , 111 votes.

The tribunal on Friday, in a consensus verdict led by its chairman, Decide Hope Ozoh, and others, Judges Khadi Umar and Zainab Bashir, discovered that the petitioners have made their case in opposition to Aggah past cheap doubt. had proved.

The tribunal additionally said that Aggah didn’t rating the best legitimate votes within the election.

It additionally ordered INEC to return Mohammed Gwani of the Peoples Redemption Celebration because the legitimate winner of the February 26, 2022 by-election.

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