You must return salaries immediately | Supreme Court tells sacked Rep, Hembe

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Herman Hembe

The Supreme Court has dismissed an application filed by Herman Hembe, sacked member of the House of Representatives from Benue State.

What happened:

  • The Supreme Court had sacked Hembe, ruling that Dorathy Mato won the Vandeikiya/Konshisha federal constituency election.
  • The apex court order Hembe to return all salaries paid to him throughout his stay in office.
  • The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had presented certificate of return to Mato.
  • Hembe filed an application, stating that he had spent all the salaries paid to him.

Court ruling:

A five-man panel of judges led by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen said the judgement could not be revisited.

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