Saturday, 24 October 2015

Tribunal sacks Wike as Rivers governor, orders rerun

The Rivers state election petition tribunal sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers state today nullified Governor Nyesom Wike's election. The tribunal led by Justice Ambusa said the April 11 2015 election which brought Wike to power was marred by election fraud and violence. He ordered for a rerun election. The petition challenging Wike's election was filed by APC candidate, Dukuku Peterside