David Mark Has Been Sacked By Appeal Court


A Court of Appeal sitting in Makurdi, the capital of Benue State has nullified the election of former senate president, David Mark.

The Makurdi division of the Court of Appeal on Saturday, ordered a re-run of the poll within 90 days.

The All Progressives Congress (APC) senatorial candidate for , Mr Donald Onjeh had challenged the decision of the National and State a$$embly Election Petitions Tribunal, which upheld the victory of of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Mr Onjeh’s lawyer, Adetunji Oso, also urged the to allow his appeal and set aside the decision of the Tribunal.

He said the court erred when it held that the papers tendered by his client were mere documentary hearsay.

The documents, according to Mr Oso, demonstrated that while the collation of results for the senatorial district’s election on March 28 was still ongoing in seven of the nine local government areas, the *l Commission (INEC), declared winner of the poll.

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