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Cross River North Bye-Election: Court Declares Jarigbe PDP’s Authentic Candidate
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Cross River North Bye-Election: Court Declares Jarigbe PDP’s Authentic Candidate

Hon Jarigbe Agom Jarigbe has been declared the legitimately elected candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, for the rescheduled Cross River North Senatorial bye-election set to take place tomorrow. A High Court of the Federation Capital Territory (FCT) rendered the judgement declaring Jarigbe the duly elected candidate to fly the flag of the party. In a judgement delivered by Justice Binta Mohammed, the court held that contrary to the claim of the claimant, John Alaga, the defendant (Jarigbe) did not supply any false information to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in his INEC Form CF001 by purporting to have sat for / and or obtained educational qualification making him eligible to contest for the Cross River North Senatorial Bye-election. John Alaga h...