Nigeria Election Tribunal Sacks Labour Party Federal Lawmaker in Enugu+30

The National Assembly Elections Petitions Tribunal in Enugu has declared Festus Uzor of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the winner of the Udi/Ezeagu Federal Constituency election, sacking Sunday Umeha of the Labour Party (LP). The tribunal ruled that Umeha failed to properly resign from the PDP before running as an LP candidate, and that his resignation letter was signed by someone who was no longer a leader of the PDP. INEC has been directed to issue a fresh certificate of return to Uzor.

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