The court of appeal which sat today in Abuja, sacked Regina Daniels’ husband, Ned Nwoko as Senator representing Delta North in the red chamber.
Justice Mohammed Idris, in the lead judgment, reversed the April 3, 2019, judgment of the Federal High Court, Abuja, which sacked Senator Peter Nwaoboshi as the candidate of PDP for Delta North Senatorial seat. According to him, Justice Ahmed Mohammed of the Federal High Court, Abuja ought not to have heard the case as it was beyond his jurisdiction.
Before the court of appeal’s judgement, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on May 11, 2019, withdrew the Certificate of Return it issued to the chairman, Senate Committee on Niger Delta Development Commission, (NDDC) and senator representing Delta North senatorial district of Delta state, Peter Nwaoboshi. Mrs. Oluwatoyin Babalola Esq. INEC Director of Legal Services issued the Certificate of Return withdrawn from the senator representing Delta North senatorial district of Delta state, Peter Nwaoboshi to Ned Nwoko as Senator-Elect for Delta North Senatorial District at the commission’s headquarters Abuja.