Akwa Ibom: Court dismisses forgery case, awards N15m cost against Okon


Federal High Court sitting in Uyo has dismissed WAEC certificates forgery levelled by Akwa Ibom PDP governorship aspirant, Mr Akan Okon against PDP governorship candidate for 2023 elections, Pastor Umo Eno for lack of merit.

Justice Agatha Okeke in her judgment delivered at about 6:30 pm on Thursday, dismissed the case for want of merit and awarded N15m cost against Mr Okon in favour of Pastor Umo Eno, PDP and INEC who were defendants in the case.

The Court held that all the claims by the plaintiff were based on assumptions and speculations.

Tribune reports that there was visible tension when the presiding Judge, Justice Agatha Okeke made an appearance in the court, which was jam…

Source: Nigerian Tribune