Oyo: Court orders INEC to allow Adelabu, APC inspect materials

The Election Petition Tribunal in Oyo State on Monday ordered INEC to allow Mr Adebayo Adelabu, governorship candidate of the APC, to inspect election materials used in the March 9 Governorship Election.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had declared Makinde winner of the governorship election after polling 515,621 votes to defeat Adelabu who had 357,982.

Other respondents in the case are the PDP and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Akpovi directed INEC to make available all ballot papers, voter registers and copies of all election materials in all polling units.

Earlier, Mr Olajide Ola, counsel to Adelabu, had prayed the court to grant his motion experte to inspect the governorship election materials in the state.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Adelabu and his party, APC, filed a petition at the tribunal against INEC for declaring Seyi Makinde of the PDP winner of the governorship election.  (NAN)

Credit : https://www.dailytrust.com.ng/oyo-court-orders-inec-to-allow-adelabu-apc-inspect-materials.html

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