Court Fixes March 1 To Rule On Gbadamosi, Abiru Su…

Court Fixes March 1 To Rule On Gbadamosi, Abiru Su...
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A Federal High Court in Lagos has chosen March 1st because the date it is going to be ruling in a go well with filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Babatunde Gbadamosi, in opposition to the candidacy of Tokunbo Abiru of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the Lagos East senatorial district by-Election.

Gbadamosi had requested the courtroom to disqualify Abiru the winner of the by-election for allegedly violating part 31 of the Electoral Act, amongst others.

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Abiru was declared the winner of the December 5, 2020 election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

On listening to each events argument on the problem, the decide adjourned until March 1.

The respondents argued that the plaintiffs’ case lacks advantage because the candidate was duly nominated and certified for the by-election.

The APC was represented within the case by Abiodun Owonikoko (SAN) whereas Kemi Pinheiro (SAN) stood in for Abiru.

Recall that Abiru defeated Gbadamosi to emerge because the winner of the Lagos East senatorial district by-election, following the demise of senator Adebayo Osinowo who died of COVID-19 in June 2020.

Gbadamosi is seeking to break the stronghold of APC within the state by overturning  the end result of the by-election at State’s the excessive courtroom.

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