The Kogi State National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal, sitting in Lokoja on Wednesday, declared Natasha Akpoti-Uduaghan as the February 25 Kogi Central Senatorial election winner.
In his ruling, the Tribunal chairman, Justice K. A. Orjiako, declared that Natasha Akpoti-Uduaghan secured 54,064 votes, surpassing her closest challenger, Abubakar Ohere, of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who garnered 51,291 votes.
He directed Ohere to pay Akpoti-Uduaghan the sum of N500,000 for the cost of the petition.
Recall that Akpoti-Uduaghan, who contested the election on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), had filed a petition with the National and State Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal challenging the victory of Ohere. Read More: https://legalattorneyblog.com/2023/07/20/tribunal-reserves-ruling-in-kogi-pdp-senatorial-candidate-natasha-akpotis-petition-asking-inec-to-declare-her-winner/
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