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Tuesday, 8 November 2016

Supreme Court dismisses Timipre Sylva’s appeal, uphold Seriake Dickson’s Election

Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal of former Governor of bayelsa State, Timipre Sylva contesting the refusal of the Peoples Democratic Party to field him as its candidate for the recent governorship election in the State.


In its ruling, the court said the fielding of candidates for elections is an intra-party affair in which courts cannot interfere.

The judgment dashed Sylva’s hope of returning to the Bayelsa State Government House.



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