An appeals court that met in Jos, capital of Plateau State, on Friday overturned the election of the Federal House of Representatives, which represents the federal constituency Gamawa, Mohammed Garba Gololo, and ordered a new election within 90 days.
Latest Nigeria newspaper report that In a lawsuit filed by Alhaji Isa Mohammed Wabu of the New Nigeria People Party, NNPP challenged Mohammed Garba Gololo of the All Progressive Congress, APC, of Gamawa for falsifying certificates he submitted to the Independent Electoral Commission, the appeals court, in addition, to annulling the APC The election of the candidate also prohibited Hon Gololo from participating in the next elections, including his party, APC.
However, Alhaji Mohammed Wabu’s lawyer, Barr Blessing chamber chief Ada Esinwoke, EL Yakubu, said they were pleased that there is hope for the common man in the judiciary with the overwhelming victory.
She said the electoral court dismissed her prayers for lack of merit before and approached the court of appeal because they were not satisfied with the ruling of the Bauchi Electoral Court.
Latest Nigeria newspaper report that Esinwoke said that the member representing the federal constituency of Gamawa presented a false certificate in its form 001 to the INEC in the 2019 general elections.
Speaking shortly after his victory, Alhaji Wabu expressed his confidence in the judiciary and said: “I thanked God Almighty for giving me this opportunity.”
Latest Nigeria newspaper report that Hon Mohammad Garba Gololo in the certificates he presented before INEC demonstrated that his BSC certificate and his masters in business administration were forged,
Latest Nigeria newspaper report that The university also denied his NYSC discharge certificate, saying it was formed.