CROSS RIVER NORTH: APPEAL COURT AGAIN, UPHOLDS JARIGBE’S VICTORY

The Court of Appeal, Abuja, yesterday, upheld it’s earlier judgement declaring Hon. Jarigbe Agom Jarigbe as Senator-elect for Cross River North senatorial district. The Court in two separate rulings held that it cannot overrule itself in its own judgment, when it has not been established that there was a slip in the delivery of such a particular judgment. Two contestants, Chief Joe Agi (SAN) and Senator Stephen Odey had last week in their separate applications invited the Court of Appeal, Abuja to revisit and review the case so as to…

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APPEAL COURT SACKS CROSS RIVER NORTH SENATOR, STEPHEN ODEY

The Court of Appeal sitting in Calabar has sacked the Senator representing Cross River North, Mr Stephen Odey. The court on Friday, ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to withdraw the Certificate of Return it issued to Odeh and issue a fresh one to Hon. Jarigbe Agom Jarigbe. There has been a legal battle between the camp of Stephen Odey, reportedly sponsored by the state governor and that of Jarigbe Agom, backed by core PDP camp, which had a faceoff the with the governor. The court upheld the decision…

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