The court of appeal sitting in Abuja has nullified the conduct of the Governorship election for Rivers State on the 11th of April
, In a ruling delivered on Wednesday 16th December the court panel upheld the judgment of the election tribunal that nullified the election of Bar. Nyesom Wike of the Peoples Democratic Party as a Governor of Rivers State.
Ruling was delivered based on appeal filed by Bar. Nyesom Wike who contested the Rivers State Governorship election on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Our correspondent Ezebunwo Omachi reports that the appeal court Directed the Independent national electoral commission to conduct fresh election in Rivers State within 90 days of the judgement.
All judges have agreed to the judgement delivered.
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