SUPREME COURT AFFIRMS FUBARA AS RIVERS GOVERNOR

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SUPREME COURT AFFIRMS FUBARA AS RIVERS GOVERNOR

The Supreme Court has affirmed the election of Siminalayi Fubara of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as Rivers Governor.

In unanimous judgment on Thursday, a five-member panel of the court held that the appeal by Tonye Cole of the All Progressives Congress (APc) was unmeritorious.

In the lead judgment, Justice Ibrahim Saulawa held that Cole and the APC failed to prove their case with sufficient evidence.

Justice Saulawa resolved all the four issues identified for determination in the appeal against the appellants’.He proceeded to dismiss the appeal.

About Dons Eze

DONS EZE, PhD, Political Philosopher and Journalist of over four decades standing, worked in several newspaper houses across the country, and rose to the positions of Editor and General Manager. A UNESCO Fellow in Journalism, Dr. Dons Eze, a prolific writer and author of many books, attended several courses on Journalism and Communication in both Nigeria and overseas, including a Postgraduate Course on Journalism at Warsaw, Poland; Strategic Communication and Practical Communication Approach at RIPA International, London, the United Kingdom, among others.

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