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Abia tribunal sacks Orji Kalu as Senator

The National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Umuahia, Abia State, has nullified the election of a former governor of the state, Orji Uzor Kalu.

Okay.ng reports that the tribunal ordered a rerun election for the Abia north senatorial district.

The Independent National Electoral Commission had earlier declared Kalu, who contested under the platform of the All Progressives Congress to represent Abia North Senatorial District at the federal legislature as winner of that exercise but in its ruling on Monday, the tribunal upturned that verdict.

Muhammad A. Aliyu

Muhammad Ameer Aliyu, is a prolific journalist who joined Okay Nigeria in 2015 with the aim staying committed to bringing more positive growth to the digital news platform. He is the Senior editor at Okay Nigeria.
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