Politics Tribunal affirms Obaseki’s election, dismisses all petitions against him 3 months ago Everydaynews The Edo State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, yesterday, affirmed the victory of Godwin Obaseki in the September 19 governorship poll as it dismissed all petitions filed against him and his party, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). Five political parties had filed petitions against his declaration as winner of the election. But the Justice Yunusa Musa-led three-man tribunal while delivering judgment on the petitions in Benin, unanimously dismissed all the petitions filed by the aggrieved parties for lack of merit. The petitioners included Action Democratic Party (ADP), Action Peoples Party (APP), Action Alliance (AA) and Allied Peoples Movement (APM). The candidate of New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Agol Tracy, failed to join her party in her petition. READ Northern group backs Igbo presidencyThey predicated their cases on the basis of controversial degree result submitted alongside nomination and expression of interest forms to INEC by the governor for the purpose of the election, and claims of unlawful exclusion from the poll. The tribunal held that the petitioners could not substantiate their respective claims and awarded the sum of N200,000 each to INEC, Obaseki, Philip Shaibu against one of the petitioners, APM. Share this:TweetTelegramWhatsApp Related Tags: APC, Edo State, Gov. Obaseki, PDP Continue Reading Previous Anambra 2021: God told me I’ll be governor, says APC aspirantNext PDP attacks APC over alleged N25tn missing fund, demands probe More Stories Politics Anambra guber: INEC has no locus to disqualify APGA from Nov 6 polls – Obiokoye 2 days ago Everydaynewsngr Politics Purported suspension of Senator Ayogu Eze, a ruse – APC 2 days ago Everydaynewsngr Politics 2023: Ekweremadu, Isi-uzo, Nkanu Land and the next Enugu Governor 4 days ago Everydaynewsngr Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.