Lokoja - Governor Idris Wada of Kogi State has filed a petition challenging the return of Yahaya Bello of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as winner of the November 21, and December 5 governorship polls in the state, reports Punch.
Wada’s petition was filed at the state's Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal in Lokoja, the state's capital, at about 19:15 on Tuesday.
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The petition signed by Chris Uche, who is leading two other Senior Advocates of Nigeria among other lawyers, had the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Bello and the APC as respondents.
Wada was the Peoples Democratic Party's (PDP) candidate in the election.
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