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More trouble In Kogi As Electorates File Fresh Suit To Sack Gov. Yahaya Bello Over 2 Powerful 'Scandals' Charges

More trouble In Kogi As Electorates File Fresh Suit To Sack Gov. Yahaya Bello Over 2 Powerful 'Scandals' Charges

Some electorates in Kogi have approached a Federal High Court in Abuja to declare the return and swearing-in of Alhaji Yahaya Bello as the governor of Kogi as null and void.

The suit, number FHC/ABJ/C3/535/ /2017, was filed before Justice John Tsoho of the Federal High Court 3, Abuja.

This is contained in court documents made available to newsmen on Tuesday in Lokoja.

Mr Michael Elokun, Mr Ibrahim Sule and Mrs Hawa Adamu approached the court on behalf of all registered voters in Kogi.

Other defendants in the suit are: the All Progressives Party (APC), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as well as the Minister of Justice and the Attorney-General of the Federation.

In the originating summon supported by a 19-paragraph affidavit, the petitioners are asking the court to remove the governor on grounds that he is not a registered voter in Kogi.

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They also urged the court to remove Bello on the grounds that he was not validly nominated in writing to contest the 2015 governorship election by any registered voter in the state.

The appellants contended that this was in accordance with Section 32 of the 2010 Electoral Act as amended.

Elokun, Sule and Adamu want the court to affirm that since Bello was not a registered voter in Kogi, he could not be nominated for any elective position or be voted for by the electorate in the state.

The petitioners are asking the court to declare as null and void the declaration of Bello as the winner of the governorship election held in the state in 2015 by INEC.

No date had been fixed to hear the suit yet.
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