Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Supreme Court Sacks APC Adamawa House of Reps Member







Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has sacked Mustapha Usman, an All Progressives Congress (APC) member of the House of Representatives, representing Yola South/Yola North/Girei Federal Constituency of Adamawa State.

A report by TheNation revealed that the unanimous judgment on was delivered on Tuesday by a five-man panel of the court who upheld an appeal marked: SC/790/2019 Abdulra’uf Abdulkadir Modibo also of the APC.

The Supreme Court held that, besides that it was found that Usman forged his credentials, he also did not participate in the National Youth Service Corps scheme.

A five-man panel of the court, led by Justice John Okoro, ‎held that Modibo, who came second the APC primary, did not participate in all the stages of the election, the person who came second in the election and met the constitutional requirements, should be issued certificate of return by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

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