PDP challenges elections outcome in Nasarawa, heads to tribunal

PDP challenges elections outcome in Nasarawa, heads to tribunal

- The outcome of Nasarawa governorship election has been condemned by the PDP

- The party filed cases at the election tribunal to seek redress over the results of the poll

- PDP head of media and publicity said the party will not take the matter for granted

The Nasarawa state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party said it has filed cases at the election tribunal to seek redress over the result of governorship poll in the state.

News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Taimako Sunday-Anyuagbuga, PDP head of media and publicity in the state disclosed this in a statement in Lafia on Wednesday, March 20.

According him, the party has already commenced the constitutional process of seeking redress through the judiciary over the elections.

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He said: “The PDP wishes to let our supporters and well-meaning Nasarawa state residents to know that we have began the process of recovering our stolen mandate in court.

“We have filed our cases in the National/State House of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal holding in Lafia."

Legit.ng previously reported that the Nasarawa PDP governorship candidate, David Ombugadu, vowed to challenge the result of the March 9 governorship election in the state at the tribunal.

Ombugadu made this known on Thursday, March 14, while addressing newsmen at his residence in Akwanga, Akwanga local government area of the state.

He said he had rejected the outcome of the election as announced by the INEC. He vowed that he would seek legal redress in the court in order to reclaim the mandate given to him by the people of the state.

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