May 27, 2024

BREAKING: Appeal Court declares LP’s Okolie winner

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BREAKING: Appeal Court declares LP’s Okolie winner

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja, on Thursday, set aside the judgment of the National and State House of Assembly Election Tribunal in Asaba, Delta State.

The court affirmed the candidate of the Labour Party, Mr Ngozi Okolie, as the duly elected lawmaker.

However, the National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Asaba, Delta State, declared Ndudi Elumelu of the PDP as the winner of the 2023 House of Representatives election for the constituency, in July

February elections showed Ngozi Okolie of LP polling a total vote of 53,879; the incumbent minority leader Elumelu of the Peoples Democratic Party got 33,456 while Tony Nwaake of polled 11,712 votes.

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