Politics APC Challenges Fayose’s Election at Tribunal -Vanguard



OVER three weeks after conceding victory to Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the Ekiti Governorship election of June 21, in the state, the All Progressive Congress, APC, has made a U-turn and decided to challenge the result of the election at the election petition tribunal sitting in Ado Ekiti,the state capital.

Ayodele-FayoseThe Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared the candidate of the PDP, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, winner of the election, having polled majority of votes in all the 16 local government areas of the state to defeat the incumbent governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi of APC and the Labour Party, LP, candidate, Hon. Opeyemi Bamidele.

Though details of the contents of APC petition at the tribunal were sketchy at the time this report, the interim chairman of the party in the state, Chief Jide Awe said he personally submitted the petition at the secretariat of the tribunal on behalf of the party on Saturday, since according to him, the law allowed the tribunal to operate on weekends.

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SOURCE: #Vanguard

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