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Court affirms Jerigbe as senator for C’River North

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Court nullifies Odey’s certificate of return, declares Jarigbe Agom winner of C’River North Senatorial



Hon. Jerigbe Agom Jerigbe has been affirmed as the rightfully elected Senatorial representative for Cross River North by the Court of Appeal in Calabar.

Nation reported that the verdict which was passed by a three-man Appeal Tribunal headed by Hon. Justice Chioma I. Nwosu makes Jerigbe the lawful candidate of the People’s Democratic Party in the December 5, 2020, By-election for the seat.

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Reports revealed that they also invalidated the certificate of return earlier issued to Steven Odey by the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC and directed it should be withdrawn.

More to come…

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