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Breaking News: Court Nullifies Election Of Senator Bassey Albert

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The Federal High Court sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State nullified election of Senator Bassey Albert as Senator representing Uyo Senatorial district.

The Federal High Court sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State has nullified the election of Senator Bassey Albert as Senator representing (Akwa Ibom North-East) Uyo Senatorial district.

The court also ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission [INEC] to immediately issue certificate of return to Hon. Bassey Etim (Bafil). 

The judge equally directed Bassey Albert to vacate his seat and ordered the National Assembly to swear in Bassey Etim from Uruan as the Senator for Uyo Senatorial district.

The court faulted the primary that produced Albert as flag bearer of the PDP and subsequent election that made him Senator.

He has also been directed by the court to refund all salaries and entitlement collected so far as a Senator.

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