By Bassey Inyang in Calabar
The Court of Appeal sitting in Calabar on Friday declared that Senator John Owan-Enoh, Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba, and others were the candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross River State for the 2019 governorship and National Assembly elections.
The Appeal Court further declared that the Sir John Ochalla-led executive committee is the valid state executive committee of the party in the state.
Delivering judgments in the two cases that bordered on who were the authentic candidates of the APC as well as the authentic state executive of the party, the appeal panel declared that Owan-Enoh, Ndoma-Egba and others, whose names were published by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), remained the authentic candidates of the party.
The presiding judge, Justice J. S. Ikyegh, and two others — Justice T. Abubakar, and Justice U. A. Ogakwu — unanimously ruled in cases N0: CA/C/62/2019 and…