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Nasarawa election Tribunal sacks Governor Sule

* Declares Emmanuel Ombudagu of PDP winner

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The Nasarawa State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has nullified the victory of Governor Abdullahi Sule of the All Progressive Congress (APC) as Governor the State

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Lafia, declared Abdullahi Sule the winner of the governorship election in Nasarawa State in March.

Prof Ishaya Tanko, the INEC returning officer said that the APC candidate polled a total of 347,209 votes to defeat his closest opponent, David Ombugadu, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who got 283, 016 votes.

DopeReporters gathered that the three-man panel led by Justice Ezekiel Ajayi declared Emmanuel Ombudagu of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP as the winner.

The judgment was delivered via zoom.

Justice Ezekiel said that the petitioner, Ombudagu was able to prove his case beyond reasonable doubt for alleged over voting, disruption of votes, among other irregularities.


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