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Tribunal Returns Olujimi To Senate, Cuts Short Dayo Adeyeye’s Hope

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The national assembly election petitions tribunal sitting in Ado Ekiti in Ekiti State has nullified the election of the Senator Dayo Adeyeye.

Delivering the judgment on Tuesday, the three-man tribunal led by Justice Daniel Adeck nullified the victory of Senator Adeyeye as the winner of the Ekiti South senatorial district election.

It nullified elections in some polling units and declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former Senate Minority Leader, Senator Abiodun Olujimi, as the winner of the poll.

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The tribunal also anchored its verdict on the recount of the ballots by the contending forces as granted by the court.

Reacting to the ruling, counsel to the senate spokesperson, Rafiu Balogun, faulted the judgment and said it would be challenged tat the court of appeal.

 

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