Breaking: Appeal Court sacks APC Lawmaker, orders rerun in Bauchi constituency




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The Court of Appeal, Jos division, Thursday, sacked All Progressives Congress (APC) lawmaker and ordered a rerun election into Zaki federal constituency, of Bauchi State,
Hon. Tata Umar representing the constituency had appealed against the judgement of the Election Petition tribunal which ordered for his ouster from the House of Representatives.

The appellate court in its consensus lead judgement by Justice Moses Ugor, said the decision of the tribunal was right.

He judged that the tribunal was right to hold that there should be rerun election in three poling units into Zaki federal constituency.

The tribunal had orderd Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to withdraw the certificate of return issued to Hon. Umar.

The court dismissed the appeal of Hon Umar, for lacking in merit.


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