BREAKING: Court Disqualifies Ize-Iyamu’s Running Mate In 2019 Sept Poll

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A high court in Edo state has nullified the candidacy of Audu Ganiyu, running mate of Osagie Ize-Iyamu, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the September 19, 2020 governorship election, The Cable is reporting.

 

A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain had filed a suit against Ganiyu whom he said was not qualified as Ize-Iyamu’s running mate.

 

He had asked the court to disqualify Audu on the grounds of “giving false information” to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

 

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Delivering judgment in Benin, the state capital on Wednesday, Courage-Ogbebor, a judge, held that Ganiyu presented false information to INEC in his Form EC9.

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