The Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal filed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidate in the last governorship election in Enugu State, Uche Nnaji, challenging the return of Peter Mbah of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as winner of the election
A five-member panel of the apex court held, in a judgment on Friday, that the legal team of the APC and Nnaji filed invalid brief of argument and failed to convince the court with congent reason why the appellants’ incompetent brief should be allowed.
In the lead judgment, Justice Tijani Abubakar held that since the appellants’ brief was found to be invalid, the invalidity also affect the appeal in respect of which the appeal was filed.
He proceeded to dismiss the brief and appeal filed by the appellants.
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