The Court of Appeal , Abuja Division has commenced hearing of six appeals filed against the judgment delivered by the Bayelsa Governorship election petition tribunal.
The tribunal had on 17th August nullified the election of Governor Douye Diri and his deputy, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo on grounds that the Independent National Electoral Commission unlawfully excluded the Advanced National Democratic Party from the November 16, 2019 governorship election in the state.
Court of Appeal, Abuja Division begins hearing of 6 appeals filed against the judgment delivered by the Bayelsa Governorship Election Petition Tribunal. pic.twitter.com/j7rMnlcTZO
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The appeals before the court is filed by Governor Douye Diri, INEC, PDP, Ibinene Stephen, Owei Woniwei and Vijah Opuma