Court of Appeal affirms the election of Otorm

Peter Bahago, Abuja


The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital has upheld the judgement of the Benue State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal that earlier affirmed the Peoples Democratic Party’s Candidate, Samuel Ortom as the winner of the 2019 governorship election.

The court dismissed the appeal filed by the Governorship Candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Emmanuel Jime for lack of merit.

The Court of Appeal consequently, resolved all the five issues considered in the appeal against the appellants.