Election petition tribunal upholds APC’s Akpatason’s election

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Jethro Ibileke/Benin
Peter Akpatason
The Edo State Election Petition Tribunal on Thursday dismissed the petition filled by the state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the Akoko-Edo federal constituency in the 28 March national election, seeking to unseat the declared winner of the election.
PDP and its candidate, Oladele Bankole-Balogun, had filed the petition challenging the victory of the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), member representing Akoko-Edo Federal Constituency, Peter Akpatason.
The Tribunal threw out petition of the PDP on the ground that it was not properly filed in accordance with …Read More

Source:: PM Newspaper