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Tribunal Receives Four New Petitions

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The Election Petitions Tribunal in Ondo state has received four new petitions challenging the results of the recently conducted National Assembly polls in the state.

The tribunal secretary, Livinus Ugwu made the disclosure on Tuesday, March 26 while addressing newsmen in Akure, the state capital.

The petitions that were pegged at four had two of the petitions filed by the All Progressives Congress (APC), one by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the other one by the Mega Party of Nigeria (MPN).

The tribunal secretary revealed that the MPN is challenging the declaration of Senator Ajayi Boroffice as winner of the Ondo North senatorial election, while Donald Ojogo, the APC candidate, is challenging the declaration of Kolade Akinjo, the PDP standard bearer, as the winner of the Ilaje/Ese-Odo Federal Constituency.

In another petition, Albert Akintoye of the APC is contesting the declaration of Ikengbolu Gboluga of the PDP as the winner of Okitipupa/Irele Federal Constituency.

Also, Abayomi Akinfemiwa of the PDP is challenging the declaration of Mayowa Akinfolarin of the APC as member-elect for Ileoluji/Okeigbo/Odigbo Federal Constituency.

The Tribunal is headed by Justice Nuhu Adi with Justices V.U. Okorie and K.M. Alabo are members