Thursday, 30 June 2016

Tribunal Upholds David Mark’s Election Victory

The National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Makurdi, Benue State has upheld the victory of former Senate President, Senator David Mark in the Benue South senatorial elections.

The tribunal also struck out the petition filed by All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Daniel Onjeh challenging Mark’s victory.

In reaching the decision, the tribunal held that Onjeh did not file his petition within the 21 days stipulated by law.

Meanwhile, Onjeh has reacted to the judgment saying that he will appeal the tribunal’s decision.

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