#POLITICS:Court of Appeal affirms sack of Honorable Tata Umar of (APC)
The Court of Appeal, Jos division, has upheld the judgement by the election petition tribunal that sacked Tata Umar as the All Progressives Congress, APC, lawmaker representing Zaki Federal Constituency of Bauchi State.
Tata Umar appealed the ruling which ordered for his removal from the lower chamber of Nigeria national assembly.
The appeal court, in its consensus ruling by Justice Moses Ugor, said the decision of the tribunal was right.
Justice Moses Ugor , therefore, ordered for a rerun election in three polling units in the Zaki Federal Constituency. They are Dungumari, Murmur kofar Fada and Zainadagu.
The tribunal gave directives to
Independent National Electoral commission (INEC) on September 20, to conduct fresh election in the
The order was sequel to the petition filed by Auwal Jatau of the PDP, challenging the victory of Tata.
Justice Hafsa Abdurrahman explained that of all the 10 polling units that were presented by the first petitioner (Jatau) as witnessing irregularities, only three were certified true.