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Supreme Court sacks Usman, Adamawa House of Reps APC member

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Hon. Mustapha Usman, an All Progressives Congress (APC) member of the House of Representatives, representing Yola south/Yola north/Girei federal constituency of Adamawa state was on Tuesday, July 30, sacked by the Supreme Court.

The Supreme Court, presided over by a five-man panel upheld an appeal made by another APC member, Abdulra’uf Abdulkadir Modibo.

The Supreme Court held that, besides that it was found that Usman forged his credentials, he also did not participate in the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme.

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A five-man panel of the court, led by Justice John Okoro, ‎held that Modibo, who came second the APC primary, did not participate in all the stages of the election, the person who came second in the election and met the constitutional requirements, should be issued certificate of return by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

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