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Sacked Plateau PDP lawmakers return to court, seek reinstatement

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Sixteen sacked members of the Plateau State House of Assembly, under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, have approached the Court of Appeal, seeking to set aside the earlier judgement of the same Court that nullified their elections.
The Court of Appeal had previously nullified the election of all the PDP lawmakers in the State Assembly on the ground that their party lacked structure to sponsor candidates in the election.
However, the sacked legislators have insisted that they are still members of the House following the Supreme Court’s judgement affirming the election of Governor Caleb Mutfwang, whose case was also nullified at the Court of Appeal.
They believe that the Supreme Court’s judgement has vindicated them.
The sacked lawmakers, including Bala Fwanje Ndat and Datugun Paul Naankot

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