Supreme Court Upholds Ortom’s Election
The Supreme Court has reaffirmed the election of Benue state Governor, Samuel Ortom.
Ortom, a member of the APC had his election challenged by the PDP candidate, Terhemen Tarzoor.
The seven-man panel of judges led by Justice Nwali Ngwuta, ruled that Tarzoor had no locus standii to challenge APC’s nomination of Ortom.
The court went ahead to award a cost of N150,000 as fine against Terhemen Tarzoor.