Hope rekindles for Banky W as tribunal sacks Labour’s Attah

Banky W saw the tribunal ruling as a potential turnaround in his political career to be a federal lawmaker.
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The parliamentary election petitions tribunal has sacked Thaddeus Attah of the Labour Party as the winner of the House of Representatives election for

Giving the judgment on Monday, the tribunal also ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission to conduct a supplementary election in 32 polling units within 90 days, as it agreed with Banky W and Obanikoro that elections did not hold in about 40 polling units.

INEC had declared that Mr Attah winner of the election with 24,075 votes, defeating Bankole Wellington, aka Banky W, of the Peoples Democratic Party who polled 18,666 votes and Babajide Obanikoro of the All Progressives Congress who scored 16,901 votes.

Banky W saw the tribunal ruling as a potential turnaround in his political career to be a federal lawmaker.

In a brief post on his X handle on Monday, he tweeted, “It is possible. Still.”

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