Plateau state, Jos – The National and State Petition Election Tribunal sitting in Jos, has declared the Minister of Labour and Employment, Simon Lalong as the winner of the Plateau South Senatorial Election.
The tribunal gave the judgement after sacking Senator Napoleon Bali of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Daily Trust reported.
Tribunals declares Simon Lalong winner of senatorial election
Bali was declared winner of the February 25 election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)
Tribunal sacks PDP lawmaker in Plateau
Meanwhile, AmbaJay reported that the National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Jos, Plateau State, has set aside the election victory of Peter Gyengdeng, as the lawmaker representing Barkin/Riyom Federal Constituency of the state.
The tribunal in a ruling on Monday, September 11, declared Fom Chollom of the Labour Party (LP) as the validly elected representative for the federal constituency.
Former govs in 2nd batch of Tinubu’s ministerial nominees
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu sent the second batch of his ministerial nominees to the Nigerian Senate on Wednesday, August 2.
Femi Gbajabiamila, Chief of Staff to President Tinubu submitted the supplementary list of 19 nominees to Senate President, Godswill Akpabio at exactly 03:15 pm.
Five former governors made the second batch after missing from the first list of 28 ministerial nominees.