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Court clears Andy Uba of allegation of certificate forgery

Court clears Andy Uba of allegation of certificate forgery

- Senator Andy Uba of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is like the cat with nine lives

- Despite moves to distract him, the senator representing Anambra South Senatorial District has forged on

- The court has affirmed the legality of his senatorial ambition and governorship aspiration after several moves to stop him

Reports reaching NAIJ.com indicates that moves to sack Senator Andy Uba from the Senate and stop his Anambra governorship aspiration has failed.

This is due to the ruling of an Abuja High Court sitting in Apo which cleared Senator Uba of the allegations of certificate forgery against him.

The court also went ahead to affirm the originality of senator's WAEC certificate and eligibility to hold any public office in Nigeria.

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The court presided over by Justice Valentine Ashi, by its ruing, has put paid to rest, an issue that has been ongoing for almost a year.

In the ruling that lasted over two hours,the judge held that the plaintiff failed to discharge the burden of proof bestowed on him and so his suit stands dismissed.

The court held that the same certificate have been used by the defendant since 2007 till date without any alteration and wonders the foundation upon which the suit is based since the defendant election forms submitted in INEC in over three elections he participated is same without any alteration.

The court established that the defendant, Senator Andy Uba is eligible to hold any elective position as he has met the minimum educational requirement provided by the constitution of Nigeria.

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Senator Uba has since kick-started his sensitization tour to various local government areas in Anambra state.

The APC gubernatorial candidate is one of the leading aspirants aspiring to unseat incumbent, Chief Willie Obiano of the All Progressives Grand Alliance.

In the interview below with NAIJ.com TV, APC chieftain, Comrade Timi Frank warns the ruling party to resolve its internal bickering before 2019.

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