Senator George Thompson Sekibo sacked by Rivers State Tribunal

The Rivers State National and State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has sacked the PDP’s Senator George Thompson Sekibo representing Rivers East Senatorial District.

According to Daily Post, a three-man panel sitting at Apo Quarters in the Federal Capital Territory affirmed the petition of Andrew Uchendu, the APC candidate.

According to the Tribunal, George Sekibo who was declared winner of the rerun election in Rivers-East Senatorial District held December 10, 2016 by INEC “became Senator through the back door.” and that APC’s Chief Andrew Uchendu is the real winner

The court directed the Independent National Electoral commission, INEC, that Chief Andrew Uchendu be issued a certificate of return and that of Senator Sekibo withdrawn.

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