Unconfirmed reports reaching us has it that this afternoon, an appeal court sitting at Abuja declared Atai Aidoko as winner of the Kogi East senatorial sit.
It would be recalled that Senator Atai Aidoko Ali was earlier declared the winner of the PDP primary elections, proceeded to represent the PDP at the polls and was declared winner of the senatorial election, which was contested, by the PDP and other parties.
However, a Federal High Court Abuja upturned Aidoko’s election in favour of Alfa, also of the PDP. All eforst to reclaim his sit were quashed by the courts. Air Vice Marshall Isaac Alfa teh went ahead and won the Kogi East Senatorial re-run election that saw the APC candidate Alhaji Abdulrahaman Abubakar (Railway) bared from contesting.
Alfa, a former Chief of Air Staff, polled 57,575 votes from the rerun election of 23rd July, 2016 to defeat five other candidates that contested in the rerun election.
Reports reaching us stated that Isaac Alfa was finned the sum of 50,000.
Details still sketchy and unfolding stay with us