Supreme Court declares Bello winner of Kogi election
The Supreme Court gave its verdict on the Kogi election tussle at the moment, September 20 – The choice of the apex court favoured Governor Yahaya Bello (APC) – The camp of the governor is already in jubilant mood The Supreme Court has affirmed the election of Governor Yahaya Bello as the genuine governor of Kogi state.
Justice Kekere Ekun who pronounced the judgement mentioned Honourable James Faleke’s attraction lacks merit and therefore was dismissed. The seven panel of judges who unanimously agreed to the judgement mentioned causes for the judgement shall be given on September 30.
Governor Bello’s election is affirmed by the Supreme Court Right this moment’s judgement on the November 2015 Kogi gubernatorial comes after collection of appeals filed on the matter by the different parties concerned.
Not a laughing matter for former governor Wada Bello’s emergence because the Kogi state governor got here after a former governor of the state and the All Progressives Congress (APC) flag bearer Audu Abubakar died nearly at the end of the election.
Abubakar’s demise amongst many others led to the declaration of the Kogi election as inconclusive by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Supporters of James Faleke not pleased concerning the choice Following this, Abubakar’s running mate James Faleke demanded he be automatically declared winner following his principal’s demise. Faleke leaving the courtroom Faleke premised his demand on the truth that Bello solely came second within the APC major election and was by no means a part of the main election.