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BREAKING! Plateau Governor, Caleb Muftwang, Sacked; APC Candidate Declared Winner

  • Plateau Governor Sacked, APC Candidate Wins

The Abuja Appeal Court removes Caleb Muftwang as Plateau Governor, declares APC’s Nentawe Goshwe the winner.

Freshreporters News reports that a three-member panel held that Muftwang wasn’t validly sponsored by the PDP, violating the Nigerian Constitution.

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In the March 18 election, Muftwang got 525,299 votes, while Goshwe received 481,370 votes.

Goshwe contested Muftwang’s victory, alleging invalid nomination and Electoral Act non-compliance.

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The tribunal initially dismissed Goshwe’s petition, prompting an APC candidate appeal.

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The Sunday ruling asserts PDP’s failure to validly sponsor the governor, citing violation of a court order.

The court highlights PDP’s non-compliance with a High Court order for a valid party congress.

It emphasizes that qualification is both pre- and post-election, contradicting the tribunal’s stance.

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The court orders INEC to withdraw Muftwang’s Certificate of Return....[CONTINUE READING HERE]>>

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