Court Of Appeal Sacks Speaker Of Nasarawa Assembly, Declares PDP Candidate Winner

By Damilare Adeleye
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The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has sacked the Nassarawa State House of Assembly Speaker, Ibrahim Balarabe.

The Court on Tuesday also declared Abdullahi Sa’ad of the Peoples Democratic Party as the authentic winner of the March 18, 2013 house of assembly election in the state.

It was earlier reported that there had been a fierce battle between the speaker of the state House of Assembly, Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi, who is representing Umaisha Ugya constituency in the state assembly and, Daniel Ogah Ogazi, representing Kokona East constituency respectively over speakership tussle.

The crisis in the Nasarawa State House of Assembly had led to the emergence of two speakers.