Friday, 9 October 2015

Tribunal Nullifies Kashamu’s Election

The National and State Assemblies Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital has nullified the election of the Senator representing Ogun East Senatorial District, Mr Buruji Kashamu, and ordered a fresh election in 110 poling units.

Delivering his judgement, the Tribunal Chairman said that the election was marred with irregularities and non compliance with the Electoral Law.
The tribunal also nullified the election into the Federal House of Representatives from the area, won by the PDP being represented by Mr Adekoya Adesegun while it upheld three state House of Assembly elections.
It dismissed two applications of the APC and ordered fresh election in five state constituencies.
The Petition challenging Kashamu’s victory in the March 28 National Assembly elections, was filed by candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Prince Dapo Abiodun.

Source: Channels

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