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(NEWSFLASH) Nyesom Wike Is Rivers Governor - SUPREME COURT

Governor Nyesom Wike 

ABUJA, NIGERIA - The Supreme Court of Nigeria on Friday (today) held that the incumbent governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, is the truely elected governor of the state.

The Supreme Court arrived at the decision after upholding the two appeals instituted by Governor Nyesom Wike against the decisions of the Court of Appeal, which had earlier upturned the dismissal of a petition filed by the African Action Congress (AAC) and its candidate in the last governorship election, Awara Biokpomabo Festus.

The Supreme Court in two unanimous judgments today by a seven-man panel of the court upheld the two appeals designated SC/1111/2019 and SC/1112/2019, by Nyesom Wike on the reason that both were meritorious.

The lead judgment which was written and delivered by Justice Ejembi Eko, was supported by  six members of the panel.

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