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Natasha Akpoti sworn in as Kogi Central senator

 


The Senate has sworn in Natasha Akpoti-Uduaghan of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the senator representing Kogi Central senatorial district.

 

Natasha is now the first female Senator from Kogi State and the fourth female Senator in the 10th Upper Legislative Chamber

 

Senate President Godswill Akpabio directed the clerk of the senate to administer the oath to her on the floor of the upper legislative chamber on Thursday.

 

This followed her presentation with the Certificate of Return by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as the duly elected Senator for Kogi Central.

 

The Court of Appeal had on Tuesday affirmed Akpoti-Uduaghan as the winner of the Kogi central senatorial district election.

 

The election petition tribunal had on September 6, affirmed Natasha as the duly elected Senator as it nullified Ohere’s victory citing inflated polling results in favor of Ohere in some units and deliberate undercounting against Akpoti-Uduaghan.

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