Court dismisses suit against collation of results in Bauchi

Peter Bahago, Abuja


A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, Nigeria has dismissed the suit seeking to stop the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC from proceeding with the collation, concluding and announcing of the results of the governorship election in Bauchi State held on March 9, 2019 by the electoral body.

Justice Inyang Ekwo in a Judgment held that the court lack the powers to stop the electoral body from performing its constitutional duties.

He also ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission to go ahead with the collation and announcement of the winner of the election.