Tribunal in Benue State upholds Gov Hyacinth Alia’s election

The Benue State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has upheld the election of Governor Hyacinth Alia of Benue state.

In a unanimous decision read by the Chairman of the three-man panel, Justice Ibrahim Karaye held that the petition was a pre-election matter.

Justice Karaye dismissed the petition on the grounds that the Tribunal lacked the jurisdiction to entertain the suit.

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