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Tribunal Declares of PDP Winner of Nasarawa Governorship Election

 

NASARAWA, Nigeria – In a landmark ruling, the governorship election tribunal sitting in Nasarawa has ousted Governor of the All Progressives Congress () and declared David Umbugadu of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the rightful winner of the election.

The tribunal’s decision, delivered by two out of the three justices, led by Justice Ezekiel Ajayi, determined that Governor Abdullahi Sule was not validly elected to lead the state.

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This development comes as a significant twist in the political landscape of Nasarawa State, where the APC had initially claimed victory in the governorship election.

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David Umbugadu, representing the PDP, had challenged the outcome of the election, alleging irregularities and discrepancies in the electoral process. The tribunal’s decision to uphold his petition has now led to a change in leadership.

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The ruling is expected to have far-reaching implications for the state’s political dynamics, as David Umbugadu is set to take the reins as the new Governor of Nasarawa.

This decision also highlights the critical role that election tribunals play in upholding the integrity of the electoral process and ensuring that the will of the people is accurately reflected in the outcome of elections.

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As the state adjusts to this new political landscape, it remains to be seen how the transition of power will unfold and how Governor-elect David Umbugadu will steer the affairs of Nasarawa State in the coming years.

 

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