The Appeal Court Sitting in Abuja Today Has Sacked the Plateau State Governor, Caleb Mutfwang.

The Lead Justice, Elfrieda Williams- Dawodu, In Her Ruling Ordered the Independent National Electoral Commision, Inec, To Issue a Certificate of Return to The Candidate of The All-Progressive Congress Nentawe Goshwe.

While Dismissing the Decision of Plateau State Election Petitions Tribunal, The Court Held That the Issue of Qualification to Contest Is Both a Pre-Election and A Post-Election Matter Contrary to The Findings of The Tribunal Which Held That the Appellant Lacked the Locus to Contest the Validity of The Respondent.

The Court Also Held That Mutfwang Was Not Validly Sponsored by The People’s Democratic Party as Stipulated in Section 134 Of the Electoral Act.



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