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Rivers State APC candidates prevented from participating in National Assembly election

[html]Some members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State who are contesting for seats in the National Assembly have been excluded from the February 16, polls after a verdict reached at the Supreme Court of Nigeria.
   
   
   
       
       
           
               
                   

Some members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State who are contesting for seats in the National Assembly have been excluded from the February 16, polls after a verdict reached at the Supreme Court of Nigeria.


               
           
               
                   

Before this development on Friday, February 8, 2019, a Court of Appeal had given the affected persons the go-ahead to contest in the election to overturn an earlier order given by a Federal High Court.


               
           
               
                   

According to the Premium Times News, the apex court questioned the parameters considered before allowing for the candidates to run for posts. A report gathered says that the Appeal Court failed to apply the law appropriately before giving a nod to the candidates.


               
           
               
                   

One of the candidates that was affected by the verdict is Mr


 

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