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ALLEGED DOUBLE REGISTRATION: Bello knows fate January 20

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Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday picked January 20, 2020, for ruling in the suit seeking the disqualification of Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, for alleged double registration as a voter.

The judge fixed the date after taking the arguments of all the parties in the matter.

He said the matter would be given an accelerated hearing.

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Bello had on Friday, told the court that he was ready to defend himself in the allegation of double registration filed against him by the Social Democratic Party (SDP) candidate in the November 16 governorship election in the state, Natasha Akpoti.

The All Progressives Congress (APC), the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and Governor Bello are listed as the 1st, 2nd and 3rd defendants in the suit.

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