COURT VOIDS ANDY UBA’S PARTICIPATION IN ANAMBRA GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION

The Federal High Court in Abuja has nullified Senator Andy Uba’s participation in the November 6th Anambra State governorship election.
Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal high court judgment o held that Andy Uba was never a candidate in the election having emerged from an illegally conducted primary election by the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The Court also held that the plaintiff, George Moghalu, succeeded in proving that the APC did not conduct a valid primary election from which Uba claimed to have emerged as the party’s candidate.
The Court ordered INEC to delete Uba from its record as a candidate in the election.
APC was also ordered to refund the plaintiff the sum of N22,500.000 he paid for expression of interest and nomination forms since the party failed to conduct a valid primary.

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