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Court sacks Akwa Ibom  Senator Bassey Albert
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Court sacks Akwa Ibom Senator Bassey Albert

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Image result for Court sacks Akwa Ibom  Senator Bassey AlbertThe Federal High Court sitting in Uyo has nullified the election of Senator Bassey Albert Akpan who represents Akwa Ibom North East in the National Assembly.

The court faulted the primary that produced Albert as the flag bearer of the PDP and the election that made him senator.

Senator Akpan, who purportedly won the election on the platform of the PDP was asked by the court to refund all salaries and entitlements he has so far collected as Senator from the National Assembly.

Meanwhile, Justice Fatun Riman of the Federal High Court II, Uyo has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission to immediately issue certificate of return to his challenger, Bassey Etim.

The court also ordered the National Assembly to swear in  Etim as the Senator for Uyo Senatorial District.

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