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Court Nullifies Governorship Candidacy Of Dumo Lulu-Briggs In Rivers

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Updated February 28, 2019

 

A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has declared that the candidature of Dumo Lulu Briggs as the governorship flag bearer of the Accord Party for the elections on March 9 is null, void and unconstitutional.

According to the presiding judge, Justice Emmanuel Obile, Lulu Briggs did not participate in the primaries conducted on October 4, 2018.

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Also according to him, at the time of conducting the primary, Briggs was a governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

The court, thereafter, ordered INEC to replace his name with the plaintiff, Precious Baridoo as the candidate of the party.

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