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Benue Senatorial Seat: Akume Appeals Tribunal Judgment


In a surprise move, the Minister of Special Duties, Senator George Akume has appealed the judgment of the National and State Houses of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal against his petition challenging the emergence of Emmanuel Orker-Jev as Senator representing Benue North West.

In the petition filed on September 24 at the Court of Appeal, Makurdi Division, Akume,  who represents Benue State in the Federal Executive Council in the current administration is asking the appellate court to set aside the decision of the tribunal and return him as winner of the senatorial district election.

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