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KOGI POLLS| Faleke Concludes his case at Tribunal

by on March 15, 2016
 
The Deputy Gover­norship candidate to late Prince Abubakar Audu in the November 21, 2015 governorship election in Kogi State, Hon James Faleke on Monday adopted his written statement in the petition he filed before the State Governorship Elec­tion Petition Tribunal sit­ting in Abuja , challenging the declaration of Yahaya Bello as the governor of the State.
Faleke who was led in ev­idence by his lawyer, Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN) at the resumed hearing on Monday, told the tribunal that the Independent Na­tional Electoral Commis­sion (INEC) should have declared him governor of the state, having vied and won the election with the late Audu, under the plat­form of the All Progressives Congress (APC)
He told the court that his party, APC elected him and Audu, the governor­ship candidate in a primary election and sponsored their election, which was won.

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