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Tribunal sacks APC Reps member

29 October 2015, 18:17

Lafia - The National and State Assemblies Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Lafia, Nasarawa State, has annulled the election of Saraki Dahiru-Maiyama of All Progressives Congress(APC) as a member of the House of Representatives, reports The News.

Dahiru-Maiyama represents Lafia/Obi Federal Constituency in the House.

Also read: Tribunal sacks APC lawmaker for being too young

The nullification followed the petition filed by Joseph Kigbu of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), challenging the victory of Dahiru-Maiyama.

The tribunal, which gave its judgement on Thursday declared Kigbu  as  the dully elected candidate in the election.

Chairman of the tribunal, Peter Oboira, declared the re-run election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on April 18 as illegal.

Read more at The News

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