Tribunal Nullifies Election of APC Representative in Cross River, Orders INEC to Withdraw Certificate of Return.
The Cross River State National Election Petition Tribunal, which convened in Calabar, has delivered a ruling that has far-reaching implications for the political landscape of the state. The tribunal has nullified the election of Dr. Emil Inyang, a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who represented the Akamkpa/Biase Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives.
This pivotal decision by the tribunal saw the declaration of Hon. Austine Aidam JP of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the rightful representative for the constituency, in a move that has shifted the balance of power in the region.
The exact details of the tribunal’s ruling and the reasoning behind it are expected to be released at a later time. However, it is clear that this decision holds profound implications for the representation of the Akamkpa/Biase Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives.