A fresh suit seeking to nullify the return and swearing in of Alhaji Yahaya Bello as governor of Kogi State has been adjourned to January 22, 2018 for judgment.
The case was instituted by some electorates from Kogi State came up for hearing today at the Federal High Court Abuja. The processes filed by all the parties were adopted.
A fresh suit was filed before a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on June 16 before Justice John Tsoho.
The litigants seek to nullify the return and swearing in of Bello on grounds that he was not validly nominated for the 2015 governorship election in the state as stipulated by Section 32 of the 2010 Electoral Act as amended.
The litigants also prayed the court to nullify the return of Yahaya Bello on the grounds that he was not a registered voter in Kogi State and cannot be sponsored by APC to participate in Kogi State electoral processes.