Osun Governorship Election 2018
A Peoples Democratic Party witness on Wednesday, January 16, asked the Osun governorship election petition tribunal sitting in Abuja to cancel votes where there were established cases of over voting in the September 2018 poll.
A Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed a suit that sought to void the July 20, 2018 governorship primary of the All Progressives Party (APC) in Osun state. Oyetola, won the primary, proceeded to win the governorship election.
The witnesses told the Osun state governorship election petition tribunal sitting at the FCT High Court Abuja that the INEC officials failed to record the number of accredited voter’s on the results sheets on polling days.
The chairman, Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Ilesa branch, Osun state, Kanmi Ajibola, has dragged the state governor, Isiaka Oyetola and his deputy, Benedict Alabi to court, for taking their oaths as governor and deputy governor.
Osun state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has reacted to the statement credited to the director general of the National Orientation Agency (NOA), Garba Abari, that the rerun election victory of the party in state.
The biggest news stories in 2018, being the year before the general elections, mostly border on politics. The security challenges the country is facing, strike actions, etc. also make it to the top news in the outgoing year.