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Politics Kogi: Court Okays Supplementary Election



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‎Gabriel Kolawole, Justice of the federal high court, Abuja, on Friday ruled that the court had no jurisdiction to hear‎ the cases involving the Kogi governorship election, which was declared inconclusive on November 22.

The court held that only the election petition tribunal had the jurisdiction to hear the cases before it. It also held that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) could go ahead with the conduct of its supplementary election in the state, scheduled for December 5. Delivering his ruling, Kolawole said: “Only the election petition can entertain this case.