Supreme Court Restores Wike as Rivers State Governor

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The Supreme Court sitting in Abuja on Wednesday 27 January 2016 has upheld the result of the April 11 2015 governorship polls which declared Nyesom Wike as governor of Rivers State reports Vanguard.

On behalf of the court, Justice Kekere-Ekun In a unanimous judgment said that three separate appeals that were filed by Wike, PDP and INEC, had merit, hence seeting aside the judgments of both the Rivers State Governorship Election ‎Petition Tribunal and that of the Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal.

The apex court panel headed by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Mahmud Mohammed is due to give its reasons for the verdict on February 12.

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