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Tribunal sacks APC lawmaker, orders rerun within 90 days

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Tribunal sacks APC lawmaker, orders rerun within 90 days

The Honourable Justice Wakkil Alkali Gana-led Tribunal has nullified the election of Hon. Kolapo Korede Osunsanya (KKO) on Monday in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.

Osunsanya who is representing Ijebu Central Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives on the platform of the ruling party, All Progressives Congress (APC).

The affected areas are; Ward 5, Unit 5 in Ijebu Ode LGA; Ward 10, Unit 3 in Odogbolu LGA and the entire Ward 8 in Ijebu North LGA in the Federal Constituency on the grounds of irregularities.

The tribunal has however ordered Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct a rerun within 90 days.

Recall that, Barrister Taiwo Shote of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, had filed a petition challenging Osunsanya’s declaration as winner of the election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the February 23, 2019 election.

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