Supreme Court has Declares Francis Nwifuru As Duly Elected Governor of Ebonyi State

The Supreme Court has affirmed the election of Francis Nwifuru as the governor of Ebonyi State.

Justice Tijani Abubakar who read the lead judgment held that the appeal filed by Chukwuma Odii of the PDP is unmeritorious.

The court noted that a petition alleging non-qualification must be brought on grounds of section 177 of the Constitution.

When a candidate is sponsored by his party, he is qualified to contest an election.

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