Tight security as tribunal rules on case against Kashamu, others


Abiodun Onafuye/Abeokuta
L-R: Mr.Toyin Ayebusuwa, Ogun State APC Secretary; Mr.Biyi Ismail, APC House of Reps candidate in Ijebu East/Ijebu North/Ogun Waterside, Mrs Sewanu Felicia Towakenu- Olatunde, Ipokia local government, APC candidate, Mr Bayo Adekoya, APC candidate, Ijebu North 1 candidate and former Deputy Speaker,Tola Banjo, Ijebu Ode APC candidate..today in court in Abeokuta. Photo: Abiodun Onafuye
Security was tightened Friday morning around Magistrates’ Court, Isabo venue of the sitting of the National and State House of Assembly tribunal, Abeokuta, western Nigeria.
The tribunal scheduled Friday, 9 October to deliver judgement in the suit filed against Buruji Kashamu of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, by the APC senatorial candidate, Prince Dapo Abiodun, challenging the victory of Kashamu in the 28 march election.
The bone of contention is the election of the Ogun East Senatorial District, which was won by Kashamu.
The All Progressives Congress, APC candidate, Biyi Ismail is also challenging the National Assembly election of Ijebu East/Ijebu North/Ogun Waterside federal constituency won by Segun Adekoya.
Men and officers of the Nigeria Police Force were seen in their hundreds at strategic places around the court.
Movement was restricted to about 150 metres away from the court, while those coming in were screened by the men of the DSS and the police.
L-R: Evang. Olusoji Eweje,Alh. Sodipo Semi,PDP State Secretary, Engr. Bayo Dayo, PDP Ogun State Chairman, Chief Pegba Otemolu, Hon. Boye Adesina and Hon. Onamusi Onadeko… today in court in Abeokuta. Photo: Abiodun Onafuye, Abeokuta
From Amolaso junction by Kuto road, vehicles are being diverted to pass through inner Amolaso while Isabo roundabout was totally cordoned off with vehicles diverted through Grammar School road.
The main door to court 4, venue of the sitting was opened at exactly 8:17 am with litigants,counsel and journalists being screened again.
No other vehicle was allowed to move inside the court premises except those of …Read More

Source:: PM Newspaper