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.