Supreme Court affirms Udom Emmanuel as Governor of Akwa Ibom State

Udom Emmanuel
Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Mr Udom Emmanuel.

The Supreme Court sitting in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja on Wednesday has affirmed Mr Udom Emmanuel as governor of Akwa Ibom State.

In a unanimous decision, Justice Musa Mohammed, who read the lead judgement on behalf of the apex court dismissed the appeal brought by Mr Nsima Ekere of the All Progressive Congress (APC) for lacking in merit.

This further upholds the judgement by the Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo and the Court of Appeal in Calabar.

Also the Supreme Court in Separate judgements today affirmed Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, Nasir El Rufai of Kaduna State and Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State.


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