Asaba court can’t upturn my election: Senator Omo-Agege


Senator Ovie Omo-Agege: says Asaba High Court can’t nullify his re-election

By Taiye Agbaje/Abuja

Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege (APC-Delta) says the judgement of the Asaba Federal High Court on his nomination as senatorial candidate, representing Delta central district has no effect on his election victory.

Omo-Agege, made the remarks in a statement issued through his Senior Special Adviser on Communications and Strategy, Mr Godwin Anaughe in Abuja.

He said he was not party to the suit.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Justice Toyin Adegoke of the Federal High Court 1, Asaba, had on Monday nullified the candidacy of Omo-Agege for the Delta central and other All Progressives Congress (APC) candidates in the just-concluded elections.

The court, which sacked the Jones Erue-led executive committee of the APC in Delta, to which Omo-Agege belongs, upheld the Cyril Ogodo-led Delta APC faction in the state, declaring the executives as duly elected.

According to Omo-Agege, the…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria