BY: IKENNA OKENWA
The State Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal has dismissed a petition filed by the All Progressive Congress, APC House of Assembly candidate in Owerri West, Mr.Nobel Atulegwu.
Atulegwu had approached the Tribunal seeking nullification of the victory of PDP candidate, Mr. Kanayo Onyemaechi.
Onyemaechi was declared winner of the election by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC
The APC candidate had placed third in the election but asked the Tribunal to declare him winner .
The Tribunal in its ruling dismissed the petition for lack of merit.