June 27, 2019
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Oyo Governorship: Adelabu Files Petition

Candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC in the March 9 Governorship election in Oyo state, Mr. Adebayo Adelabu has petitioned the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal challenging the victory of Engineer Seyi Makinde in the election.

The petition was jointly filed by the candidate

as first petitioner and his party, All Progressives Congress as second petitioner.

The Petition is having Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, as first respondent and Engineer Seyi Makinde and Peoples Democratic Party as second and third respondents.

Radio Nigeria gathered that the petitioners want the Tribunal to declare the APC candidate Mr. Bayo Adelabu the winner of the election.

Meanwhile, Oyo State, National and House of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal has received thirty one petitions from aggrieved politicians, four petitions emanated from the Senate election, twelve were written on House of Representatives Election while fifteen petitions emanated from House of Assembly Election.

Sunday Ogunyemi

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