Tribunal dismisses another LP House of Reps member for non-compliance with the Electoral Act | #NwokeukwuMascot
The Kaduna State National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal has sacked Hon Donatus Mathew from the House of Representatives and declared the PDP candidate, Mr Gideon Gwani as winner.
|Hon Donatus Mathew|
Hon Mathew, an Okada rider, who in February defeated the PDP House Of Reps member of 30 yrs in Kaura Constituency, Kaduna was removed by the Tribunal.
The Tribunal held that the Labour Party did not comply with the provisions of the electoral Act.
However, Mr Donatus Mathew of the Labour Party had won the Kaura Federal Constituency seat in the Feb. 25 Presidential and National Assembly Elections in Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
The Returning Officer, Prof. Elijah Ella, who declared the result in Kaura, said Mathew polled 10,508 votes, to defeat his closest opponent, who is also the incumbent, Mr Gideon Gwani of PDP, who garnered 10,297 votes.
|Mr Gideon Gwani|