Politics

Court Of Appeal Sacks Cross River Senator, asks INEC to withdraw certificate of return

The Court of Appeal sitting in Calabar has sacked Mr Stephen Odey, Senator representing Cross River North.

The court also ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to withdraw the Certificate of Return it issued to Odeh.

On Friday, the court upheld the decision of the Abuja High Court which declared Mr Agom as the validly nominated candidate of the PDP for the said election.

Justice Chioma Iheme Nwosu of the Appeal Court, in her judgment, said Jarigbe Agom Jarigbe was nominated as the candidate of the party based on the ruling of the Abuja High Court which judgement was upheld by the Supreme Court.

“The Certificate of Return given to Dr Stephen Odey should be withdrawn and handed over to the Appellant, Jarigbe Agom Jarigbe,” the judge held

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