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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

House of Reps: Adekoya Floors Harrison Adeyemi At The Tribunal

The election petition tribunal sitting in Abeokuta, Ogun State has struck out a petition filed by Hon. Harrison Adeyemi of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Lado  Group, Ogun Waterside against Hon. Adekoya Adesegun Abdel-Majid popularly known as Attacker ,  Honourable representing Ijebu-North/Ijebu-East and Ogun Waterside Federal  Constituency, also of PDP today,

Hon Adeyemi had approached the election petition tribunal and prayed that the court declared him the authentic candidate of PDP candidate I'm the February 23, 2019 legislative election. 

In its ruling, the Tribunal the tribunal  struck out the Petition after resolving all the pending motions in the petition  including notice of preliminary objection  challenging the locus standi of the Petitioner to institute the petition and the competence of the Petition. 

The Tribunal ruled that the Petitioner lacked the jurisdiction to file the Petition and also that the Petition is incompetent.The Petition was consequently struck out.

While striking out the case, the Tribunal ruled that it lacked jurisdiction on the case as it is a pre'election matter

Consequently,  the Tribunal ruled that  Hon. Adekoya Adesegun is the bona- fide member of the Federal House of Representatives representing Ijebu-North/Ijebu-East/Ogun Waterside Federal Constituency of Ogun State.


Adekoya is being tipped by his colleague to be the next deputy minority whip of the House of Representatives

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