The Court of Appeal sitting in Lagos on Friday upheld the election of Barrister Peter Mbah as the duly elected governor of Enugu state.
The judgement upholding Mbah’s election was delivered by a three-man panel of the Appeal Court in a case filed by Barr Chijioke Edeoga of the Labour Party, LP.
According to the court, the Enugu lection Tribunal headed by was right to Hon. Justice K.M. Akano was right to affirm Mbha’s election.
All the three issues which were subject of the appeal were resolved in favour of Mbah of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
The three-member panel led by Justice Tijani Yusuf Hassan held that the appellant failed to prove that Mbah forged his National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, certificate and was not qualified to contest the election.
The allegations of over-voting in Nkanu East Local Government Area was also dismissed by the court.