[dropcap type=”1″]N[/dropcap]yesom Wike has been impeached as the Governor of River State by the Rivers State Election Petition Tribunal.
[pull_quote_center]The ruling was made in Abuja today saturday October 24, the tribunal also ordered that a fresh governorship election be conducted in the state.[/pull_quote_center]
The petition challenging the election of Mr. Wike as Rivers State Governor was filed by Dakuku Peterside, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the election.
The Rivers governorship election, which was criticized by local and international observers, witnessed the largest amount of violence both in its build-up and after the elections.