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Supreme Court upholds Gov. Emmanuel’s victory

By Ifeanyi NwokoThe Supreme Court in Abuja has upheld the election of Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom state.The apex court in a judgment delivered on Wednesday  Dec. 18th, said the case filed by the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) lacked merit.The APC candidate Obong Nsima Ekere, in the March 9 governorship election had challenged the victory of Emmanuel, who was declared the winner of the election by the Independent National Electoral Commission ( INEC).

In a judgement  delivered by Justice Mary Odili, the court says Ekere’s “appeal lacks merit and its accordingly dismissed.”Details …

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