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Aregbesola asks new tribunal chairman to step aside

12 September 2014, 10:08

Osogbo -  For granting the Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate, Iyiola Omisore, the permission to paste the notice of the tribunal on the walls of Government House, Osogbo and the Governor’s Office. Governor Rauf Aregbesola has challenged the authority of the new chairman of the Osun election tribunal, Justice Suleiman Ambrusa, to grant such permission.

He has, therefore, asked him to step down because he does not have confidence in him, reports Punch

Also read : Osun election tribunal boss sacked

Omisore had prayed the tribunal for an order of substituted service following an allegation that security agents did not allow the bailiff to serve the governor.

The leading counsel of the APC, Kunle Adegoke, told the tribunal shortly after granting the request that he had written a petition to the National Judicial Council (NJC) to remove Justice Ambrusa.

He said the judge doesn’t not have the powers to grant any request until the council sits on his petition.

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