The Court docket of Enchantment has put aside the judgment that nullified the election of Douye Diri as Bayelsa State Governor.
Recall that the Bayelsa State Gubernatorial Petition Tribunal had sacked Governor Douye Diri on August 17.
Diri’s election was nullified as a result of a petition by the Superior Nigeria Democratic Social gathering (ANDP) that it was unlawfully excluded from collaborating within the ballot.
The tribunal, subsequently ordered the Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC) to conduct a contemporary election inside 90 days.
However the Court docket of Enchantment on Friday stated the ANDP didn’t show legitimate nomination of its candidate to contend illegal exclusion.
The five-man panel held that the tribunal acted exterior its jurisdiction in nullifying the election.