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Aniocha/Oshimili Federal Constituency: Elumelu Floors Okolie Of Labour Party At Tribunal



Elumelu, PDP Abandon Claim, Says Okolie, LP, Pray Tribunal To Dismiss Petition

Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party for Aniocha/Oshimili federal constituency has defeated Ngozi Okolie of the Labour Party at the Election Tribunal.

Okolie was declared winner by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and has been inaugurated into the 10th National Assembly.

The tribunal in a judgement on Monday, held that Okolie was not duly sponsored by the Labour Party as he was not a member of the party as at May 28, 2022 when the primary purportedly held.

The tribunal declared the runner up in the February 25, 2023 National Assembly, Ndudi Elumelu of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), as winner.

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Elumelu who is the immediate past Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, had filed his petition, praying the tribunal to disqualify Okolie who was declared winner of the election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).


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