The Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, on Monday, nullified the election of a member of House of Representatives, Kolapo Osunsanya, representing Ijebu Central Federal Constituency.
Osunsanya, a member of the All Progressives Congress was sacked by the Justice Wakkil Alkali Gana-led election petition tribunal.
The tribunal cancelled the votes from Ward 5, Unit 5 in Ijebu-Ode Local Government Area; Ward 10, Unit 3 in Odogbolu Local Government and the entire Ward 8 in Ijebu-North Local Government, all in the Ijebu Central Federal Constituency.
The Peoples Democratic Party candidate, Taiwo Shote, had filed a petition challenging Osunsanya’s declaration as the winner of the election by the Independent National Electoral Commission fn the February 23rd, 2019 election.
The tribunal in it’s judgement ordered that the rerun should be conducted within 90 days.
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