Supreme Court Affirms Samuel Ortom’s Election as Benue Governor

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The Supreme Court has upheld the election of Samuel Ortom as the governor of Benue state.

Olabode Rhodes-Vivour, who led a seven-man panel, dismissed the appeal of Emmanuel Jime, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the March gubernatorial election, for lacking in merit.

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Jime had challenged Ortom’s reelection on the grounds of substantial noncompliance with the provisions of Electoral Act, 2010 as amended.

Later the State Governor held a special prayer for victory

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