The Oyo State Election Petition Tribunal has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to grant the governorship candidate of the APC, Mr Adebayo Adelabu, the permission to inspect election materials used in the state’s March 9 Governorship Election.
INEC declared the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, Seyi Makinde, winner of the governorship election after polling 515,621 votes to defeat Adelabu who had 357,982.
Adelabu and his party, APC, filed a petition at the tribunal against INEC for declaring Seyi Makinde of the PDP winner of the governorship election. (NAN)
Other respondents in the case are the PDP and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
According to the Chairman of the Tribunal, Justice Anthony Akpovi, the order after followed the application made by Adelabu on its merit and felt it would help the petitioners in maintaining their case against the respondents. NAN reports.
He ordered INEC to allow the petitioners and their agents to inspect and obtain all polling documents and copies of all election materials in all polling units.
Earlier, Mr Olajide Ola, counsel to Adelabu, had prayed the court to grant his motion experte to inspect the governorship election materials in the state