Edo Poll Ballot Recounting: Appeal Court Dismisses Ize-Iyamu’s Appeal

Edo Poll Ballot Recounting: Appeal Court Dismisses Ize-Iyamu’s Appeal

By Olaotan Falade -The Court of Appeal sitting in Benin, Edo State, today, Friday , 7/4/2017, dismissed an appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and its candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, challenging the discontinuation of the recounting of ballot papers used during the September 28 governorship election in four local government areas of the state. The PDP and Ize-Iyamu have approached the court to challenge Godwin Obaseki of the All Progressives Congress as winner of…

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Edo Guber Petition: Tribunal Reserves Judgment Date

Edo Guber Petition: Tribunal Reserves Judgment Date

Benin: There was mild tension in Edo State on Monday as the election tribunal reserved a date to deliver the judgment between Governor Godwin Obaseki of the All Progressives Congress, ​(APC) ​and the Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate in the September 28 governorship election, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu. Pastor Ize-Iyamu had filed a petition before the tribunal asking the tribunal to declare him winner of the elections based on alleged non-accreditation, over voting and non-compliance with…

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