Ex-Ebonyi gov’s son loses at tribunal
The National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal in Ebonyi State yesterday affirmed the election of a former governor of the state, Dr Sam Egwu, as the true winner of the Ebonyi north senatorial election held on March 28, 2015.
The tribunal also upheld the election of the senator representing Ebonyi Central Senatorial Zone, Senator Obinna Ogba.
on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Hon. Peter Ogali of Labour Party (LP) had approached the tribunal to challenge the declaration of Egwu as the true winner of the election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The first son of the immediate past governor, Chief Nnanna Elechi of LP and Dr. Anyigor Vincent of the All Progressives Congress (APC) also filed separate petitions challenging the victory of Senator Ogba.