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Court Sacks Kogi Senator, Orders INEC To Withdraw Certificate Of Return

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Senator Atai Aidoko Usman. Photo;Kogi reporters

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the quick sack of the Senator representing Kogi East, Atai Aidoko from the Upper Legislative chamber.

The presiding choose, Justice Gabriel Kolawole, dominated that Aidoko was wrongly introduced because the flag bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), within the December 2014 Primaries performed by the PDP.

Justice Kolawole, who ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to withdraw forthwith, the Certificate of Return issued to Senator Aidoko, additionally ordered the Clerk of the National Assembly to swear in Air Vice Marshal Isaac Alfa to interchange the sacked lawmaker.

Following the presentation of Aidoko because the party’s flag bearer, AVM Alfa started a authorized battle for the nullification of Aidoko’s election.

An enchantment courtroom had ordered events to return to the trial courtroom to permit it decide the rightful proprietor of the go well with, thus rendering the seat vacant.

However, Aidoko refused vacating the workplace and has appeared repeatedly at Senate plenaries since then.

On Wednesday, the courtroom ordered the PDP and Aidoko to pay Alfa N750,000 every.

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