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Appeal Court Sacks Senator George Sekibo

The court of appeal sitting in Abuja has nullified the conduct of the senatorial election for Rivers east senatorial district on the 28 of march
, In a ruling delivered Thursday 10th December the court panel upturned the judgment of the election tribunal that upheld the election of George sekibo of the Peoples Democratic Party as a senator for Rivers east.

Ruling was delivered based on petition filed by chief Andrew Uchendu who contested the Rivers east senatorial election on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Our correspondent Ezebunwo Omachi reports that the appeal court Directed the Independent national electoral commission to conduct fresh election in Rivers east senatorial district within 90 days.