COURT NULLIFIED SEGUN ONI’S CASE AGAINST FAYEMI

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COURT NULLIFIED SEGUN ONI’S CASE AGAINST FAYEMI

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Justice Uche Agomoh of Federal High Court sitting in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital has nullified the case of the former governor Segun Oni’s who challenging Governor Kayode Fayemi’s eligibility to contest the primary election till 12:30 pm today.

Oni, who came second distant in APC’s governorship primary election in Ekiti State, is contending that Fayemi was not legally qualified to take part in the contest having failed to firstly resign his position in President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet.

Recall that Fayemi won the party’s primary poll on May 12, while as the Minister of Mines and Steel Development.

Fayemi officially resigned the position on May 30, about 18 days after he clinched the APC governorship ticket with a total of 941 votes as against 481 votes polled by Oni.

Fatima Hassan

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