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    Federal High Court sacks Kogi senator from National AssemblyUpdated: an hour agoAuthor:Buchi ObichieViews: 33513Category:Local news,PoliticsFacebookEmailWhatsAppFacebook messengerTelegramAtai Aidoko, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)senator representing Kogi East in the upper legislative chamber, has been sacked by Justice Gabriel Kolawole of the Federal High Court, Abuja.Delivering judgment on Wednesday, June 13, the judge held that Aidoko was not properly nominated by the PDP for the March 2015 election, The Nation reports.READ ALSO:Mimiko quits PDP; to return to LPNAIJ.comgathers that Kolawole also ordered thatthe clerk of the National Assembly should immediately swear in Aidoko’s challenger, Air Marshall Isaac Alfa.The judge also ordered that a fresh certificate of return should be issued to Alfa, by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC); as it declared him the winner of the December 7, 2014 PDP primaries for the National Assembly.