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Edo election tribunal receives 14 petitions


Edo election tribunal receives 14 petitions

The Edo State Election Petitions Tribunal on Thursday said it has received 14 petitions from aggrieved parties and candidates in the just-concluded National Assembly and State Assembly elections.

The Tribunal Secretary, Muazu Sanusi, made the disclosure while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Benin.

Sanusi noted that the petitions were filed within the 21-day period allowed by law.

According to him, the petitions were filed by the Peoples Democratic Party, All Progressives Congress, APC, and Labour Party, LP, as well as their candidates.

Sanusi said,“ As of today, the tribunal has received a total of fourteen petitions.

“Out of the fourteen petitions, three are on the senatorial election, ten were received with regard to the House of Representatives election.

“One petition is, however, emanating from the conduct of the state House of Assembly election, and the results were announced on March 21, 2023.”

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