Supreme Court upholds Enugu governor Mbah’s election

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Friday, Governor Peter Mbah of Enugu State was re-elected by the Supreme Court.

Chief Justice Mohammed Garba characterized the claim that Mbah lacked the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) as an accusation.A document of certification.

The appellant’s appeal was fully addressed by the court.

The Labour Party’s Chijioke Edeoga filed an appeal challenging the dismissal of his challenge to the governor’s election by the Court of Appeal. Edeoga had previously taken INEC and Mbah to court.

The three points raised against Edeoga, the appellant, were all addressed in the unanimous ruling of the Lagos Division of the Appeal Court.

Justice Tani Hassan presided over a panel of three judges who concluded that the appellant had not shown that the respondent lacked the qualifications to run for governor.

Regarding the overvoting claim, Hassan, in her dissenting opinion, ruled that the lower tribunal never received the voters’ roll, emphasizing that the appeal could not be considered because the roll had not been presented.

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