Appeal Court confirms election of Ibori-Suenu Erhiatake as member, House of Reps


By Aaron Ossai

Appeal court sitting in Lagos has affirmed the election of Hon. Ibori-Suenu Erhiatake (PDP) Delta State a member of the House of Representatives.

Hon. Erhiatake of the Peoples Democratic Party for Ethiope Federal Constituency floored the incumbent, Hon. Ben Rolands Igbakpa of the New Nigeria Peoples Party, NNPP, Mr Halims Ahoda of APC and Ogboru Michael Etabunor of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA.

Hon. Justice Festus Ogbuinaya, Justice Senchi, and Justice Waziri delivered the judgement on Tuesday in Lagos.

Ibori-Suenu is the daughter of a former governor of Delta State and National Leader of the PDP in the state, Chief James Onanefe Ibori.

In a press statement issued yesterday, Hon. Erhiatake described the ruling of the court of appeal as victory to God and her constituents.

She lauded the decision of the court of appeal saying democracy has come to stay.