The Court of Appeal Friday morning in Calabar has declared Jarigbe
Agom Jarigbe as the duly elected senator for the Cross River North
senatorial district.
The court said he is the lawful candidate of the People’s Democratic
Party in the December 5th, 2020 bye-election for the seat.
With this Stephen Odey is sacked as senator representing the senatorial
The three-man panel headed by Hon. Justice Chioma I. Nwosu also
invalidated the certificate of return earlier issued to Steven Odey by the
Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and directed that it
be withdrawn.