Natasha Akpoti Defeats APC Candidate At Tribunal, Returns As Senator

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The election petition tribunal(EPT) sitting in Lokoja has declared Natasha Akpoti-Uduaghan of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) winner of the February 25 Kogi Central Senatorial election.
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Justice K.A. Orjiakoin, the tribunal Chairman in his ruling on Wednesday said Uduaghan scored 54,064 votes to defeat his closest rival Sadiku-Ohere of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who polled 51,291 votes.
He urged Ohere to pay Akpoti-Uduaghan N500,000 for the cost of the petition.

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