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Appeal Court removes Ned Nwoko as Delta senator-elect

A Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja Thursday sacked Ned Nwoko as senator-elect for Delta North.

Earlier, Okay.ng reported on April 3, 2019 that a Federal High Court removed Mr Nwaoboshi as the Peoples Democratic Party’s senator-elect for Delta North Senatorial seat.

The judgement declared Mr Nwoko as the true candidate of the PDP for the February 23, 2019 National Assembly election.

However, on Thursday, in a ruling by a three-man panel of the Court of Appeal, the Federal High Court’s judgement was nullified.

In the lead judgment, Justice Mohammed Idris, held that the suit by Nwoko was statute-barred and that Justice Ahmed Mohammed of Federal High Court, Abuja ought not to have heard the case in the first place.

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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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