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APC calls for Ondo Speaker, Clerk’s arrest

15 July 2015, 17:58

Akure - The Ondo State chapter of the All progressives Congress (APC) has called for the arrest of the Speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Jumoke Akindele and the Clerk of the Assembly, Bode Adeyelu, reports Daily Independent.

The party accused the duo of conspiring with Governor Olusegun Mimiko to swear in two Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) House of Assembly candidates for Ilaje Constituencies l and II, Abayomi Akinruntan and Coker Malachi.

Also read: Ondo tribunal dismisses six Assembly petitions

The party in a statement signed by its state Publicity Secretary, Abayomi Adesanya, said it was wrong and illegal for the PDP candidates to be sworn in as honourable members of the State House of Assembly without Certificates of Return from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Adesanya wondered why the Speaker sworn- in the PDP candidates when election in their constituencies have not been concluded.

Read more at Daily Independent.

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