By Perez Brisibe
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Delta State, Awherenovwe Andrew, is asking an Abuja Federal High Court to nullify the candidacy of the Ughelli North/Ughelli South and Udu House of Representatives candidate of the Social Democratic Party, SDP, Solomon Ahwinahwvi, for allegedly presenting false documents to INEC.
The APC chieftain is also seeking an order nullifying forthwith the purported nomination and perpetual injunction restraining the SDP candidate who is the first defendant in the suit with the SDP and INEC being second and third defendants respectively.
In his originating summons, the plaintiff claimed that the defendant did not meet the requirement of the 1999 Constitution to contest the 2019 general elections.
Other injunctions being sought by the plaintiff include “a declaration that the first defendant stand automatically disqualified from contesting the forthcoming 2019 general election into the national assembly for reason that he has a perjured and presented false information and forged certificates, at least as respect his educational qualification”.