The Supreme Courtroom on Tuesday declared the electoral victory of Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom of the Folks’s Democratic Celebration, PDP.
In a unanimous ruling issued by Decide Sylvester Ngwuta, the highest court docket agreed with the competing findings of the electoral petition tribunal and the Courtroom of Enchantment that Ortom was the winner of the election.
The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Emmanuel Jime had appealed to the court docket to declare him the winner of the 2019 gubernatorial election for allegations of overpowering and different electoral practices.
In a associated growth, the Supreme Courtroom additionally upheld the election of Ahmadu Fintiri as governor of Adamawa State.
Decide Mohammed Datijo said that the appellant didn’t show the accusation of extreme voting and different offenses that he listed in his petition towards Fintiri.