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Breaking! Election Tribunal Nullifies River Governorship Poll, Orders Re-election In 90 Days



The River State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja on Saturday nullified election of Chief Nyesom Wike of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the winner of the April 11, 2015 governorship poll in the State.

The tribunal ordered that elections should be conducted within ninety day in the state.

The judgment follows the petition and rigorous legal battle put up by the the opposition, the All Progressives Congress and its candidate in the governorship election, Mr. Dakuku Peterside.

Mr. Peterside prayed the tribunal to cancel the polls on the allegations of pre-meditated violence in every part of the State, during the election

The River State governorship poll was also condemned by hundreds of local and international election observers.

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