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Tribunal adjourns suit challenging Saraki’s victory

02 July 2015, 18:25

Ilorin - The Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Ilorin, Kwara State on Wednesday adjourned till July 22 the case challenging the election of Senator Bukola Saraki as senator representing Kwara Central, reports Vanguard.

Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is challenging the victory of Saraki who was the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the March 28 National Assembly election.

Also read: Saraki most qualified candidate for 8th Senate President - Owolewa

Abdulrazaq is urging the tribunal to declare him the winner of the election and not Saraki.

Hearing in the case was to commence on Wednesday but could not go on following fresh application by the Abdulrazaq’s counsel, Professor Rasheed Ijaodola, seeking for adjournment to enable him complete inspection of materials used for the election.

Saraki is currently the Senate President.

Read more at Vanguard.

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