Court nullifies Bassey Albert’s election as senator

Image result for Court nullifies Bassey Albert's election as senatorThe Federal High Court sitting in Uyo has nullified the election of Senator Bassey Albert Akpan who represents Akwa Ibom North East in the National Assembly.

The court faulted the primary that produced Albert as the flag bearer of the PDP and the election that made him senator.

Senator Akpan, who purportedly won the election on the platform of the PDP was asked by the court to refund all salaries and entitlements he has so far collected as Senator from the National Assembly.

Meanwhile, Justice Fatun Riman of the Federal High Court-2 Uyo has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission to immediately issue certificate of return to his challenger, Bassey Etim.

The court also ordered the National Assembly to swear in Etim as the Senator for Uyo Senatorial District.

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