Tribunal upholds Gov. Oyinlola’s election

The Election Petition Tribunal presided over by Justice Alli Garba in Osogbo on Friday upheld the election of Gov. Olagunsoye Oyinlola of Osun State. The petition filed by Rauf Aregbesola, Action Congress (AC) candidate in the 2007 governorship election was on the grounds of alleged non-compliance with the provisions of the Electoral Act, 2006. He also complained of reported cases of irregularities and acts of corruption such as ballot box-snatching, intimidation and shooting into the air to ...
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Added May 28, 2010
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