Edo: APP, AA, Sue Obaseki, INEC, Over Exclusion, Request for Fresh Election


BENIN CITY – TWO political occasions; Movement Peoples Social gathering (APP) and Movement Alliance (AA) have approached the Edo State Gubernatorial Election Petition Tribunal contesting the results of the election on the underside of “unlawful exclusion”.

APP, throughout the petition whereby Governor Obaseki, the PDP and INEC are respondents,  claimed that it was unlawfully excluded merely as AA’s candidate, Ukonga Frank Onaivi, claimed in his petition that he was moreover excluded unlawfully, regardless of being the validly-nominated candidate of the event, in keeping with the Electoral Act.

APP, AA, Sue Obaseki, INEC, Over Exclusion, Request for Fresh Election

Every petitioners are praying the tribunal to nullify the September 19 governorship election in Edo State, the place INEC gave victory to Gov. Godwin Obaseki of the PDP, and requested {{that a}} recent election to be ordered inside 90 days, whereas the validly-nominated candidate (Ukonga of AA) and APP should be included throughout the new ballot papers.

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In step with the Secretary of the Tribunal, Sunday Martins, proper now (Saturday) is the ultimate day for submission of petitions by political occasions and their candidates.

He talked about Respondents have 21 days, from the dates of submitting the petitions, to reply the petitions/allegations levelled in opposition to them, after which the inaugural sitting will most likely be held.”

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