Appeal Court Affirms APC’s Isah Jibrin As Kogi East Senator

The Court of Appeal has upheld Jibrin Isah, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, as the duly elected senator for Kogi East, overturning the previous tribunal ruling.

Victor Adoji’s Challenge and Tribunal Decision

Victor Adoji, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate who came second in the Kogi East Senatorial District election, challenged Isah’s victory at the tribunal due to canceled elections in certain polling units.

Tribunal’s Decision: Rerun Ordered in 94 Polling Units

The tribunal, led by Justice K.A. Orjiako, had previously ruled for a rerun in the 94 affected polling units where irregularities occurred during the initial election.

Court of Appeal’s Reversal: Isah’s Victory Stands

In a unanimous ruling, the Court of Appeal overturned the tribunal’s decision, affirming Jibrin Isah’s victory as the senator for Kogi East.

President Bola Tinubu’s Call for Peaceful Elections

President Bola Tinubu has called for free, fair, and peaceful governorship elections in Bayelsa, Kogi, and Imo States, emphasizing the importance of credible polls.

Flag Presentation to APC Governorship Candidates

President Tinubu presented flags to the governorship candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the upcoming elections in the three states, including Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State, Timipre Sylva for Bayelsa, and Usman Ododo for Kogi.

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