The petition filed by PDP and Suleiman Adokwe, challenging the election
The petitioner, Adokwe, a 3-term senator from the state has informed the tribunal the polls did not conform with the provisions of the Electoral Act 2010. And such Al-Makura was alleged unlawfully declared winner.
Justice David Ugoh, the tribunal chairman held that the petitioner failed to prove that the respondent had not scored the highest lawful votes at the election.
Furthermore, he held that the petitioner also failed to prove non-compliance with the electoral act, how voters were prevented from voting, the illegal cancellation of and how malpractice were carried out.
He also held
In a swift reaction to the judgment, counsel to the petitioner, Israel Usman, said they were displeased with the judgment and would study it to decide their next line of action.