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Updated: Court Disqualifies Dumo Lulu Briggs from contesting Rivers Guber Elections


A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt Thursday declared the Accord Party governorship candidate in Rivers State , Dumo Lulu Briggs , unfit to contest in the March 9 governorship election .
According to the presiding judge, Justice Emmanuel Obile, Lulu Briggs did not participate in the primaries conducted on October 4 , 2018 .
The judge said Briggs was a governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC ) at the time of conducting the primary.

Obile, therefore , declared Briggs ’ candidacy as null , void and unconstitutional.
The court , thereafter , ordered INEC to replace his name with the plantiff , Precious Baridoo as the candidate of the party .

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