…as Omo-Agege wins Oboro in Delta Central
…Nwaoboshi floors Uboh in Delta North
By Festus Ahon
Onyeabo said that the defendants could not defend case of over voting and irregularities against them. The Tribunal ordered that election should be conducted within 90 days. The areas in dispute are; Burutu, Bomadi, Patani, Isoko North, Warri South-West and Warri North local government areas.
Speaking shortly after the judgement, counsel to senator James Manager, Larry Selekeowei SAN said that they were not satisfied with the judgement, adding that they will study and appealed the judgement.
Chairman of the panel one, Justice A. M Abubaka in his judgement which lasted for four hours, held the election victory of Senator Ovie Omo-Agege APC, representing Delta Central district in the February 23, 2019 National Assembly elections.
Declaring that the petitions filed by the candidate of the PDP, Evelyn Oboro lacked merit and it was dismissed, Abubakar struck out Oboro’s four prayers which include seeking the tribunal to declare her as the winner of the election.
Meanwhile, the election Petition Tribunal Panel III presided by Justice E.I Ngene dismissed the petition brought by APC candidate Doris Uboh against Senator Peter Nwauboshi of the PDP and Senator representing Delta North in the National Assembly, adding that the petition was dead on arrival
Uboh who contested against Senator Peter Nwauboshi at the February 23rd 2019, went to the tribunal to challenge the election victory of Nwauboshi citing irregularities.