Oyo Election Petition Tribunal Grants Adelabu Access To Inspect Electoral Materials

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Oyo Election Petition Tribunal Grants Adelabu Access To Inspect Electoral Materials

Oyo State governorship election petition tribunal has ordered Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to grant access to the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the march 9th governorship election, Chief Adebayo Adelabu to check all electoral materials used in the conduct of the election.

The order is sequel to an application filed by Chief Adelabu and his party seeking for order to inspect and grant certified copy of all document used for the election.

Counsel to the applicant, Mr. Olajide Ola said the prayer was to maintain their petition on the election.

Chief Adelabu prayed the tribunal to grant them access to inspect all card readers and ballot papers used for the conduct of the election.

Ruling on the application, Chairman of the tribunal, Justice Anthony Akpovi, ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission to make available all materials in polling units, including ballot papers, print out and card readers used for the governorship election and issued certified copy of all document to the applicants to maintain their petition.

Sunday Ogunyemi

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