Ekiti Election Tribunal: Witness disowns petitioner’s exhibit

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FILE PHOTO: The Minister of Mines and Steel Development Kayode Fayemi speaks during an exclusive interview with Reuters in Abuja, Nigeria October 11, 2016. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde/File Photo

A witness to the petitioners at the Ekiti Election Tribunal, sitting in Abuja, on Wednesday disowned an exhibit tendered and urged the tribunal not to use it.

The petitioners, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and its candidate in the Ekiti July 14 governorship election, Prof. Olusola Kolapo had approached the tribunal to challenge the outcome of the election.

The respondents in the suit are the All Progressives Congress (APC), Governor Kayode Fayemi and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

The witness, Aborisade Abolarin, who served as a polling unit agent for the People’s…



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