Court Sacks Adeyeye, Replaced With Olujinmi

Spokesman of the Senate, Dayo Adeyeye, has been sacked by a court of appeal in Kaduna.

The appelate court declared Senator Biodun Olujinmi of PDP as the winner of the senatorial polls in Ekiti State.

Independent national electoral commission has been directed to withdraw its certificate of return to Adeyeye and issue it to Senator Olujinmi.

The appeal court overturned the verdict of the Ekiti State National Assembly Polls Petitions Tribunal, which dismissed the petition of olujinmi, challenging the election of Adeyeye of APC in the poll.

Justice Adeck who heads the appeal court’s panel of judges cancelled results in some of the polling units during the poll.

Olujinmi, according to the court is the winner of the poll, having scored 54,894 votes, against 52,243 for Adeyeye.###

 

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