BREAKING: Supreme Court restores Akpabio as APC candidate for A’Ibom North

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The Supreme Court has restored former Akwa Ibom State Governor, Godswill Akpabio, as the senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Akwa Ibom North Senatorial District.

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The Court of Appeal in a judgment delivered on November 14, 2022, voided his candidacy but it was overturned by the apex court.
In a unanimous judgment delivered by Justice Ibrahim Saulawa, the apex court upheld the ruling of the Federal High Court in Abuja, which in September last year gave a favourable verdict in favour of the immediate past minister of Niger Delta Affairs.

Justice Saulawa after reviewing the arguments canvassed by Akpabio said that his appeal was meritorious and allowed.

Details later….