Sun. Apr 5th, 2020

Breaking: Senator Ubah Restored As Anambra South Senator Elect by Abuja Court

Senator Ifeanyi Ubah’s election as the senator representing Anambra South senatorial district has been upheld by an Abuja Appeal Court on Thursday after a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), on 17 January, 2020 nullified his election as senator elect.

Justice Stephen Adah who delivered the unanimous judgment of the three-man panel held that the judgment of the lower court was given without jurisdiction and therefore a nullity.

The court further agreed with Ubah that the originating processes which gave rise to the judgment delivered by Justice Bello Kawu was not signed by the plaintiff’s lawyer.

The court also awarded the cost of N250, 000 each against the respondents in favour of Senator Ubah.



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