PDP Senator, Enyinnaya Abaribe kicked out by Abia Tribunal

The election of the Senator representing Abia South Senatorial District, Enyinnaya Abaribe of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was on Monday nullified by the National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Umuahia, the Abia capital.

The candidate of All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), Chris Nkwonta, had petitioned the tribunal seeking nullification of Abaribe’s election on the basis of electoral irregularities.

The judge ruled that the election of Senator Abaribe was inconclusive due to irregularities in Ugwunagbo and Obingwa Local Government Areas.

He also ordered rerun within 90 days
Senator Abaribe, a three-term Senator, was first elected to the Nigerian Senate in 2007.

Share on Google Plus
    Blogger Comment
    Facebook Comment


Post a Comment