Supreme Court Affirms Senator Peter Nwaoboshi’s Election

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Updated July 16, 2019

 

The Supreme Court has affirmed the election of the Senator representing Delta North, Senator Peter Nwaoboshi.

The Federal High Court had on April 3, 2019, sacked Senator Nwaoboshi in a judgement delivered by Justice Ahmed Mohammed.

The judgment held that Nwaoboshi who is a serving senator was not the winner of the October 2, 2018 Peoples Democratic Party (PDP’s) primary held to select a candidate for the 2019 general election.

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Justice Mohammed subsequently ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to publish the name of Ned Nwoko as the candidate of the PDP, having established the fact before the court that Nwoko scored a majority of the lawful votes at the primary election.

The court also ordered Senator Nwaoboshi from parading himself as the candidate of the PDP for the senatorial zone.