TRIBUNAL SACKED LP REP’s MEMBER, DECLARE APC CANDIDATE AS WINNER

TRIBUNAL SACKED LP REP’s MEMBER, DECLARE APC CANDIDATE AS WINNER

The Tribunal sitting in Umuahia, the state capital of Abia State has sacked Hon. Ibe Okwara Osonwa (the member representing Arochukwu/Ohafia Federal Constituency), on the grounds that he failed to comply with the provisions of the Electoral Act 2022.

The three-member Tribunal led by Justice Adeyinka  Aderegbegbe, declared Chief Daniel Okeke, the APC  candidate winner of the February 25, 2023 election for the Arochukwu/Ohafia Federal Constituency. It also ordered INEC to withdraw the certificate of return issued to Osonwa and issue a new one to Okeke

Okeke had approached the tribunal, seeking nullification of INEC’s declaration of Osonwa as winner of the election.

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