May 23, 2018

Why Osun lawyer files suit against parliamentary LG election (SUN)

Why Osun lawyer files suit against parliamentary LG election (SUN)

The Local Government parliamentary election conducted, at the weekend, in Osun State, to elect councillors who will also later elect local government chairmen, is currently embroiled in controversy as a fresh motion was instituted, on Monday, against it by an Osun State-based human rights activist, Barr. Kanmi Ajibola.

In the motion filed before Justice Kola Adegoke at the State High Court, Ilesa, Ajibola asked the court to nullify the poll in its entirety for what he described as intentional disregard for court processes by the defendants in the case.

The lawyer had earlier instituted a suit against Governor Rauf Aregbesola, the State House of Assembly, the State Independent Electoral Commission (OSIEC), All Peoples Congress (APC), All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Social Democratic Party (SDP) and eight other political parties to stop the election. Read more

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