Yenagoa - The embattled Speaker of Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Konbowei Benson has denied stepping down from office following a court judgement, reports Punch.
He said the claim that a Court of Appeal sitting in Port Harcourt had on December 9, 2015, nullified his election in the state assembly is untrue and lie of the highest order.
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Benson, who spoke during a press conference in Abuja, said he has sufficient proofs that the judgment for that day was delivered in his favour.
He maintained that he still remains the Speaker of the Assembly and the member representing Southern Ijaw Constituency 4
He stated that there was no enrolment order from the court asking him to vacate his seat.
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