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By Jimitota Onoyume, Warri
Justice Okon Abang of a federal High court in Warri, Delta state has ruled that the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwuori was validly elected as the candidate of the party at the governorship primaries of the party in Asaba, Delta state.

A suit filed by a governorship aspirant of the party at the primaries Chief Novwe Ikie among other things challenged the processes that resulted in the election of Sheriff as the Guber candidate.

Justice Abang yesterday ruled that Hon Sheriff was validly nominated, adding that he won the primaries election.

Sheriff is also the Speaker of the Delta state House of Assembly.

Effort to get Chief Novwe’s comment at press time was his phone was switched off