Home News Court Orders INEC to Restore SDP’s Participation in Kogi Guber Poll

Court Orders INEC to Restore SDP’s Participation in Kogi Guber Poll

0

The Federal High Court, Abuja on Thursday ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to restore Mrs. Natasha Akpoti of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) as a candidate in the forthcoming November 16 governorship election in Kogi State.

Justice Folashade Ogunbanjo-Giwa, in her ruling said INEC acted above the law by refusing to accept the party and its candidate ‎for the poll.

She added that INEC had no power to disqualify any candidate for an election without a court backing.

Ogunbanjo-Giwa also compelled INEC to put the SDP logo on the ballot papers to be used for the election.

 

nigeria_news_access_bank_online

Like and Share this:

ADD YOUR COMMENT

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here