Wednesday, 16 December 2015

BREAKING NEW! Appeal Court Sacks Wike, Orders Fresh Election In Rivers

Oh dear, there is going to be another Governorship election in Rivers in 90 DAYS. It will be recalled that a tribunal on the 24th of October, had held that Governor Wike of Rivers State was not duly elected as the Governor of Rivers‎ state and so sacked him, but the Governor appealed against the judgment, insisting that he was duly elected the governor of the state.

Now a three-man Court of Appeal panel sitting in Abuja has now struck out the appeal. In a 110-page ruling delivered by Justice M.B. Dongban-Mensem, the Court ruled that the election of Nyesom Wike did not conform with the electoral act and ordered a rerun in 90 days. Will Rivers now have a new Governor? oh dear!!!