APPEAL COURT SACKS PLATEAU GOVERNOR, MUFTWANG
The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has sacked Governor Caleb Muftwang of Plateau State.
A three-member panel, in a unanimous decision on Sunday, held that Muftwang was not validly sponsored by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as provided by Section 285(2) of the Nigerian Constitution.
The court also declared APC’s Nentawe Yilwatda as the winner of the March 18 Plateau State Governorship Election.The panel agreed with the appellant, Goshwe, that the PDP’s failure to adhere to the Plateau State High Court’s order in suit no: PLD/J304/2020 and the Court of Appeal order in CA/J1/93/2021 constituted a breach of law. This required the PDP to conduct valid ward, local government