Just In: Appeal Court Sacks Plateau Governor, Mutfwang

The Appeal Court has sacked the Plateau State Governor, Caleb Mutfwang, and declared the candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Nentawe Goshwe as the authentic winner of the governorship election in the state.

Appeal Court in her ruling on Sunday in Abuja, ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to withdraw his Certificate of Return and issue to Nentawe Goshwe of APC.

The ruling by Justice Elfrieda Williams-Dawodu, set aside the judgment of the Tribunal which affirmed the election of Governor Mutfwang.

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The three-member panel of the Appeal Court held that the failure of the PDP to comply with the order of the Plateau State High Court in Jos in suit no: PLD/J304/2020 between Bitrus B. Kaze & 11 ors vs the Peoples Democratic Party & 24 ors directing it to conduct valid ward, local governments and state congresses before nominating its candidates for the various elective posts and the Court of Appeal order in CA/J1/93/2021 was a breach of the law.

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