Benue Election Tribunal Annuls Senate President David Marks Election

2 Comments » February 23rd, 2008 posted by // Categories: Favorite Articles

The Benue State Election Petitions Tribunal today in Makurdi nullified the election of Senate President David Mark

In a 150-page judgement read by the tribunal chairman,Justice C.I. Uriri,the panel ruled that Mark was not duly elected senator for Benue south senatorial district in the April 14,2007 poll as declared by the Independent NMational Electoral Commission(INEC).

The tribunal said the election which returned Mark was marred by irregularities ranging from falsification of results,through intimidation of supporters of opposition All Nigeria Peoples Party(ANPP) supporters to substitution of poll result sheets in some local governments.

Consequently,the tribunal ordered fresh ballot in Agatu and Okpokwu local governments within 60 days.

ANPP’s Alhaji Usman Abubakar (Young Alhaji) had asked the tribunal to void tjhe election of PDP’S David Mark.

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2 Responses to “Benue Election Tribunal Annuls Senate President David Marks Election”

  1. Ifedayo says:

    Six more governors to go including Edo’s and Yar Aduas.


  2. safiya bakari mrs says:

    i pray that the pdp wil allow the judiciary to do their work

    not enterfering with the judjment so that justice wil not only say to be done but seen to be done

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