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Electoral Act: Buhari has no power to interpret section 84 – Deekor

President Muhammadu Buhari has been urged to refrain from armed twisting the judicial process as it relates to the interpretation of the Electoral Act, section 84 and subsection 12 and 13 as this could amount to the breach of the role of the Judicial arm of government.

Giving the warning in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on Monday, Rt. Hon. Dumnamene Dekor who represents Khana/Gokana Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives said it was wrong for the government appointees to remain in office while declaring their intentions to contest various elective positions in the forthcoming 2023 general elections.

Dekor explained that though the National Assembly had already appealed the ruling of March 18 Federal high court in Umuahia to the effect that the Electoral Act was contrary to the 1999 constitution, the section 84 of the Electoral Act “was well thought section”.

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