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Tribunal affirms Saraki’s election

13 October 2015, 13:24

Ilorin - The National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Ilorin on Tuesday upheld the election of Senate President, Bukola Saraki as the senator representing the Kwara Central senatorial district in the upper chamber, reports Vanguard

The tribunal in its ruling dismissed the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq challenging the declaration of Saraki as the winner of  the March 28 National Assembly election.

Also read: Tribunal adjourns suit challenging Saraki’s victory

Abdulrasaq in the petition claimed he won the majority votes in the election and should be declared winner.

The three-man tribunal panel is led by Justice Josiah Majebi.

Read more at Vanguard

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