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Election tribunal: Ladoja tenders 62 exhibits against Ajimobi

The Oyo State governorship election tribunal, on Tuesday, admitted 62 exhibits tendered before it by Bimbo Adepoju, the first witness of Senator Rashidi Ladoja and Accord Party, Bimbo Adepoju, during the commencement of the full hearing on Tuesday.

Ladoja, the governorship candidate of the Accord Party in the April election, is currently challenging the victory of Senator Abiola Ajimobi, before a three-man panel.

The 62 exhibits were made from four different documents and analysis of inspected election materials from wards and units from six local governments, namely — Atiba, Atisbo, Iseyin, Iwajowa, Kajola and Itesiwaju.

The petitioners in the case are Senator Ladoja and Accord, while Senator Ajimobi, the All Progressives Congress (APC), INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Oyo State, Ambassador Rufus Akeju and the commission, are all respondents in the case.

After the conclusion of pre-hearing on Monday, the tribunal, on Tuesday, opened the full hearing session with the petitioners’ first witness, Bimbo Adepoju, who led a team to inspect INEC materials used for the election.


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