Candidate Kicks As INEC Plans Fresh Election In Lagos Constituency — Leadership Newspaper

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The Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) has declared its intention to conduct a supplementary election in Ajeromi/ Ifelodun Federal Constituency, Lagos State.

The February 23 National Assembly election was declared inconclusive in the Constituency by the electoral umpire and no date has been fixed for the poll.‎

But  in a suit instituted by Honourable Rita Orji, incumbent lawmaker and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Justice Bello Kawu of the Federal High Court, Abuja had ordered INEC to declare the result of the February 23, 2019 National Assembly elections for Ajeromi/Ifelodun Federal Constituency in Lagos state.

Findings show that Defendants/ Respondents in the suit were INEC, the Resident Electoral Commissioner, Lagos state and the All Progressives Congress, (APC).

Others who joined in the suit are: Hon Kolawole Taiwo, Mr. Adeshola Taiwo and Mr. Ulocha Nnabugwu Oscar.

It was gathered that the electoral umpire has fixed today…



Source: Leadership Newspaper