LG polls: Appeal Tribunal Turns Down APC, Orders PLASIEC To Return Hon Joshua Ubandoma As Laven Winner

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Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State
By; BUHARI B. BELLO, Jos
The Local Government Election Appeal Tribunal sitting in Jos, Plateau State capital has dismissed the Election Tribunal judgment that upheld  the election of Hon Nanloh Amos kparnim of  All Progressives Congress (APC),  as the winner of Langtang North Local Government Council by ordering Plateau State Independent Electoral Commission (PLASIEC) to give certificate of return to Hon Joshua Ubandoma Laven who scored the highest number of  lawful votes cast.
The three-man panel headed by Justice Arum Ashom in his seven hours judgment said the appellant counsel took over  38 witnesses who are polling units agents in 18 wards of Langtang North LGA and 11 wards were the remaining without witnesses tendered
The six grounds sought to challenge the lower tribunal’s judgment at the election that held the  110 polling units except four, which saw that the local government returning officer, Mr Samuel Gomar disappearing in Langtang North  to resurface at PLASIEC headquarters to present fake result sheets without agents signatures one each of the score and  the agents of political parties reflecting .
The judgment frowned that there was no scores recorded for other political parties which the APC and PLASIEC tendered as exhibits but the results tendered by the petitioners, (Hon Joshua Ubandoma Laven ,PDP) showed on   April 18th  2018 LG election indicated votes for other political parties.

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