RICHEST AFRICANS

Aliko Dangote

0out of 5

Stephen Saad

0out of 5

Cyril Ramaphosa

0out of 5

FAMOUS AFRICAN PASTORS

Ramson Mumba

3out of 5

Agyin Asare

4out of 5

End of road, as Federal High Court sacks Kogi senator from National Assembly

by 13/06/2018 14:17:00 0 comments 1 Views

Atai Aidoko, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senator representing Kogi East in the upper legislative chamber, has been sacked by Justice Gabriel Kolawole of the Federal High Court, Abuja.

Delivering judgment on Wednesday, June 13, the judge held that Aidoko was not properly nominated by the PDP for the March 2015 election, The Nation reports.

READ ALSO: Mimiko quits PDP; to return to LP

NAIJ.com gathers that Kolawole also ordered that the clerk of the National Assembly should immediately swear in Aidoko’s challenger, Air Marshall Isaac Alfa.

The judge also ordered that a fresh certificate of return should be issued to Alfa, by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC); as it declared him the winner of the December 7, 2014 PDP primaries for the National Assembly.

PAY ATTENTION: Install our latest app for Android, read best news on Nigeria’s #1 news app

Recall that NAIJ.com previously reported that the Court of Appeal in Abuja on Monday, December 18, 2017, sacked the senator representing Kogi East senatorial district, Atai Aidoko , from the National Assembly.

Justice Abdul Aboki declared the seat vacant while ordering that the matter be taken back to the High Court for retrial.

Let's talk about salaries of Nigerian senators - on NAIJ.com TV:

[embedded content]

Subscribe to watch new videos

Source: Naija.ng

No tags for this article
View More Posts

Movies

News from all over the world

THE DETECTIVE

4.2 out of 5 Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

Read More

Pride Of A Housegirl

4.2 out of 5 Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

Read More

Wet Love

4.2 out of 5 Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

Read More

The Powerful Virgin

4.2 out of 5 Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

Read More

BEAUTIFUL BRIDE

4.2 out of 5 Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

Read More

BARREN MARRIAGE

4.2 out of 5 Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

Read More