Court sacks Delta PDP Senator-elect, Peter Nwaobosi, affirms Ned Nwoko as party’s candidate

A Federal High Court on Wednesday dismissed the Senator-elect representing Delta North senatorial district, Peter Nwaoboshi on grounds that was not the duly elected candidate of the PDP in the primary elections which held on October 2, 2018.

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Subsequently, Justice Mohammed ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to publish the name of Ned Nwoko as the candidate of the PDP, having established before the court that he scored the highest number of votes in the said primary elections.

The court also barred Nwaoboshi from parading himself as the candidate of the PDP for the senatorial zone.

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