The Court of Appeal sitting in Enugu, on Monday, sacked Senator Uche Ekwunife representing Anambra Central Senatorial District in the National a$$embly.
The court’s judgement was consequent upon an appeal filed by Sir Victor Umeh of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA.
At its ruling on Monday, the Appeal Court described the tribunal’s ruling as a perverse judgement, which cannot stand. It, therefore ordered the INEC to conduct fresh election within 90 days.
Meanwhile, the Court upheld the election of Senator Gilbert Nnaji representing Enugu East Senatorial zone.
Nnaji had gone to the court to challenge the decision of the tribunal, which was in favour of former Governor Chimaroke Nnamani.