Tribunal finally takes major decision by taking APC


The solicitation by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the describing of the ticket papers utilized for the March 9 Etsako Federal Constituency race has been dismissed by the Election Petition Tribunal in Benin.

The Tribunal Chairman, Justice O. Ogundana, on Tuesday, dismissed the request of the solicitor, Mr Blessing Agbomere, in a decision on the application recorded by his advice, Mr Chika Adindu.

NAN reports that Agbomere is testing the triumph of Mr Johnson Oghuma of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the authoritative surveys.

Naija News comprehends the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) competitor in its application before the court, had mentioned for the describing and unique mark evaluation of the tally papers utilized for the survey.

The council, in any case, dismissed the request, deciding that there was no arrangement in the Electoral Act as amended for the describing of poll papers after the announcement of race results.

"At the spot of casting a ballot, the surveying officers can enable the operators to check.

"Relating and unique mark appraisal does not have any relationship with blunders or erroneous conclusion; thus, the application needs merit and is therefore rejected," the judge said.

NAN reports June 11 was from that point declared for the beginning of substantive hearing on the request.

Tread Started by: Christian Uriel On 5:19pm May 21