Ibadan - The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has rejected the Oyo State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, Teslim Folarin, in the 2015 election, reports The Nation.
Folarin’s rejection follows a Federal High Court order restraining the commission from accepting the party’s candidates from Oyo State.
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In a letter signed by the commission’s secretary, Augusta C. Ogakw and addressed to the National Chairman of the party, Adamu Mu’azu, the commission said the court has restrained it from recognising any candidate who emerged from a primary, whose delegates differed from the one it ruled in favour of.
The party had gone ahead to conduct the primary elections in the state, using only statutory delegates when the controversies trailing the ad hoc ward delegates congress held on two different occasions was yet not be resolved.
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