Rivers State Tribunal Dismiss PDP Senator, Sekibo George Thompson

Sekibo George Thompson

Rivers state  tribunal has nullified the election of Senator George Thompson Sekibo as the Senator representing Rivers East and has declared Andrew Uchendu the winner of the senatorial election.

The Rivers State National and State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal also ruled that Sekibo’s opponent, Chief Andrew Uchendu, is the true winner of the senatorial seat,  and directed the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to issue him a certificate of return.

Sekibo was declared winner by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) returning officer, Oji Ekumankama on Monday, December 12.

According to Ekumankama, Sekibo won 93,098 votes  to defeat Andrew Uchendu of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who had 34,193 votes.

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