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Supreme Court upholds Ortom’s election as Benue Governor

The Supreme Court has on Tuesday affirmed the election of Samuel Ortom as Governor of Benue State.

Okay.ng understands that apex court dismissed the appeal filed by the candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) Emmanuel Jime for lacking merit.

In another judgment delivered by Justice Mohammed Datijo, the apex court upheld the election of Ahmadu Fintiri as the Governor of Adamawa State.

The court held that the appellant failed to prove the allegation of over-voting and other infractions he listed in his petition.

More details shortly…




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Farouk Mohammed

Farouk Mohammed is a Head Editor at Okay Nigeria (Okay.ng). He has been publishing for 5 years and focused more on Local/World News on Okay.ng
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