The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has issued the certificate of return to the winner of the Billiri East constituency in the Gombe State House of Assembly, Hon. Rambi Ibrahim Ayala in compliance with the ruling of the justices of the Court of Appeal in Jos on April 4, 2019.
Hon. Ayala, who spoke to journalists in Abuja after receiving his certificate of return, said after the primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on October 4, 2018, he was declared the winner but that the nomination form was given to his opponent- Rabi Daniel.
In his words, “After the primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) which was conducted in October 4, 2018, I was declared the winner in our constituency and while I was waiting for the INEC nomination form from the party which was issued on October 18, incidentally, I was so surprised that one of my opponents was given the nomination form by the PDP instead of me.
“On 19th, I wrote the…