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Court Orders Removal Of Kogi Senator

Court Sacks Kogi Senator

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Court Orders Removal Of Kogi Senator

The Federal High Court has ordered for the immediate removal of the senator representing Kogi East Senatorial District, Senator Atai Aidoko.

The ruling which was passed by Justice Gabriel Kolawolestated that Aidoko did not legally win the Primaries prior to the election on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party.

Kogi State Senator Loses Seat In National Assembly

Court Orders Removal Of Kogi Senator

Court Orders Removal Of Kogi Senator

The Federal High Court has ordered for the immediate removal of the senator representing Kogi East Senatorial District, Senator Atai Aidoko.

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The ruling which was passed by Justice Gabriel Kolawolestated that Aidoko did not legally win the Primaries prior to the election on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party.

NIGERIA NEWS gathered that the judge also ordered the immediate swearing in of Air Marshall Isaac Alfa (rtd.), of the PDP, by the Clerk of the National Assembly.

According to the ruling, “Aidoko was not properly nominated by the PDP for the March 2015 National Assembly election and consequently ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission to immediately withdraw the certificate of return issued to Aidoko in 2015.”

” INEC should issue a fresh certificate of return to Alfa being the winner of the December 7, 2014 Senate primaries of the PDP.”

Reports also reveal that, “The court awarded a cost of N750,000 against Aidoko and the PDP respectively.”

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