Abuja - A Federal High Court in Abuja has okayed Saturday’s supplementary election in Kogi State, reports Premium Times.
The court on Friday struck out all four cases instituted before it in respect of the November 21 governorship election in the state.
Justice Gabriel Kolawole, while delivering judgment on the consolidated four cases against the conduct of the election said the Federal High Court had no jurisdiction to entertain all the reliefs sought by the various parties.
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He ruled that only the election petition tribunal had the jurisdiction to hear the cases before it.
He further affirmed the power of the Independent National Electoral Comssion (INEC) to conduct the supplementary election.
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