The National and State Assembly Tribunal sitting in Jos has sacked three members of the state House of Assembly elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Those sacked are Remvyat Nanbol representing Langtang central; Agbalak Adukuchill, representing Rukuba/Irigwe and  Happiness Akawu, who is representing Pengana constituencies in the assembly.

The tribunal declared Daniel Ninbol Listic of  the Labour party (LP) as winner of Langtang central, Bako Ankala of APC for Rukuba/Irigwe and Yakubu Sanda of APC winner of the Pengana constituency.

Justice Muhammad Tukur, who delivered judgment, said that the trio were not legally sponsored by the PDP.

The tribunal held that the inability of PDP to conduct legal congresses to elect party executive made it structureless and so cannot sponsor candidates for any elective position.

Tukur further said that the petitioners had the locus standi to challenge the participation or inclusion of PDP in the election.

He ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to withdraw Certificates of Return given to the sacked lawmakers and issue new ones to the eventual winners of the election.

The tribunal had earlier sacked four PDP National Assembly members, including Senator Napoleon Bali of PDP, who was elected to represent Plateau South Senatorial district.

In his place, the tribunal declared former Governor Simon Lalong and Minister of Labour and Employment of APC as the duly elected Senator.

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