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Cross River North: Court Clears Stephen Odey As PDP Candidate

Stephen Odey gained the PDP Senatorial Ticket In Cross River on September 5, 2020.

 

The Federal High Court sitting in Calabar Presided by Justice S.A. Amobeda has declared Dr. Stephen Odey because the rightful candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Cross River North Senatorial District Elections holding this weekend.

Justice Amobeda who gave the judgement in a swimsuit filed by Dr. Stephen Odey in opposition to INEC and Hon Jarigbe Agom, in swimsuit No FHC/CA/CS/87/20 on Thursday restrained the electoral empire and some other occasion to the case from doing something that may adversely have an effect on Odey’s candidature.

The Court laid down the lengthy litigation to relaxation by upholding the identify of Dr. Stephen Odey because the genuine candidate of the PDP within the December 5, 2020 elections with a mandate for the first respondent, INEC to acknowledge and publish the identify of Stephen Odey because the genuine candidate of the PDP.

This means all of the pending election issues over who’s the rightful PDP candidate within the northern Cross River State supplementary elections.

The Court additionally put aside the Exparte Order of the Port Harcourt Federal High Court granted on September 11.

This judgement of the Court has put to an finish the query of who’s the rightful candidate of the PDP within the December 5 elections.

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