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Sen. Ifeanyi Ubah (YPP), floors Chris Uba (PDP) again in Court Of Appeal, Enugu by grassrootsig: 11:51pm On Jul 03, 2019
BREAKING NEWS: CHRIS UBA (PDP) LOSES TO SENATOR IFEANYI UBAH (YPP) IN COURT OF APPEAL, ENUGU AS POLICE REPORT DISMISSES CHRIS UBA'S CLAIMS AND ALLEGATIONS.

..... Also, Senate inaugurates Ifeanyi Ubah and others into adhoc committees on Legislative Agenda and Media/Public Affairs today.

A Court of Appeal sitting in Enugu, on Wednesday July 3rd 2019, upheld the appeal filed by Senator Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah in Suit No: CA/E/253/19, against the decision of the Federal High Court Awka Division judgment presided over by Hon. Justice I B Gafai in suit No; FHC/AWK/CS/29/2019 which amongst others, ordered INEC to investigate Senator Ubah for electoral violence in the recently concluded Senatorial election for Anambra South Senatorial District.

The Appellate Court, today in its judgement agreed with the submissions of the learned Senior Advocate representing Senator Ifeanyi Ubah and held that the Federal High Court has no jurisdiction in post election matters.

Hon. Justice Ignatius Igwe Agube JCA who presided and delivered the lead judgment of the Appellate Court further held that only the election petition tribunal is competent to hear and determine post election disputes including issues bothering on alleged acts of electoral violence.

The Court further deprecated the tactics adopted by Counsel to Chris Uba in commencing the action at the Federal High Court, and held that such an action amounts to legal ambush. The Court of Appeal consequently set aside the judgement of the Federal High Court and dismissed the suit of Chris Uba.

The Nigerian Police in its report, also dismissed the claims of Chris Uba as all evidence tendered by the investigation committee proved that Senator Ifeanyi Ubah won Chris Uba in a free and fair contest, refuting every allegation of violence and manipulation levelled by Chris Uba.

Senate appoints and inaugurates Ifeanyi Ubah, others into adhoc committee on Media and Public Affairs.

The President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan on Wednesday, appointed Anambra South Senator, Dr. Ifeanyi Ubah into the Senate Ad-hoc Committee on Media and Public Affairs. The Senate President announced the appointment during the plenary. According to Senator Lawan, the ad-hoc committee which is headed by Senator Dayo Adeyeye has the responsibility of planning, interacting and relating with the press and general public pending the re-constitution of the standing committees for the ninth Senate. Other members of the committee include Senators Aishatu Dahiru Ahmed, Uba Sani, Abba Moro and Betty Apiafi. In his remark, Senator Adedeye thanked the Senate Leadership for the confidence reposed in them. He also assured Nigerians that the Committee will cooperate with all relevant bodies to ensure that the ninth senate delivers its legislative agenda for the benefits of Nigerians.

Furthermore, Senator Ubah and other members of the Senate Ad-hoc Committee on Media and Public Affairs, as well as other members of the Senate Ad-hoc Committee on Legislative Agenda were inaugurated by the Senate President after Wednesday plenary. Members of both Ad-hoc committees who have distinguished themselves in their various backgrounds are expected to set the tone for a progressive and successful senate determined to provide Nigerians with the dividends of democracy.

Re: Sen. Ifeanyi Ubah (YPP), floors Chris Uba (PDP) again in Court Of Appeal, Enugu by grassrootsig: 11:53pm On Jul 03, 2019
: CHRIS UBA (PDP) LOSES TO SENATOR IFEANYI UBAH (YPP) IN COURT OF APPEAL, ENUGU AS POLICE REPORT DISMISSES CHRIS UBA'S CLAIMS AND ALLEGATIONS.

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