Edo: Bother for APC as ADP asks courtroom to disqualify Ize-Iyamu

The Motion Democratic Celebration (ADP) has instituted a swimsuit in search of to disqualify the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidate, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, from the Edo gubernatorial election.

The lawsuit was filed on the Federal Excessive Courtroom in Abuja.

ADP is the plaintiff, whereas the Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC), Ize-Iyamu, his operating mate, Audu Abudu Ganiyu and the APC are the defendants.

The occasion alleged that the deputy governorship candidate introduced manipulated paperwork to the INEC.

ADP cited the case of disqualification of the Bayelsa Governor-elect, David Lyon, after the Supreme Courtroom dominated that his deputy introduced solid credentials.

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Nationwide Publicity Secretary, Adelaja Adeoye, informed newsmen on Sunday: “This can be a severe matter, and ADP will guarantee justice is served appropriately.”

“For good governance and good leaders, these contesting elections should current genuine {qualifications} as required by INEC. Something opposite have to be challenged on the courtroom.”

ADP mentioned: “The Deputy Governorship candidate of the APC who goes by the title AUDU ABUDU GANIYU introduced to the INEC a Voter’s Card which bears the title AUDU ABDUL GANIYU.

“He additionally introduced a WASSCE/GCE certificates bearing the title AUDU AHUDU GANEYU to the INEC. Once more, the Deputy Governorship candidate introduced to the INEC an APC membership card bearing the title AUDU GANI.”

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The occasion prayed the courtroom to interpret the certificates and declare that the Deputy Governorship candidate of the APC has introduced solid certificates to INEC.

This, it noticed, violates Part 182(1)(j) of the Structure of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 (as amended).

The plaintiff seeks an order compelling INEC to take away Ize-Iyamu, Audu and the APC, from its record of candidates and events eligible to contest.

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