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    The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has upheld the election of Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger State and dismissed the petitions of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its candidate Umar Nasko for lacking in merit.

    On the allegation by the petitioners that the governorship election in 2019 was marred with intimidation, violence, vote buying among other act of irregularities, the tribunal says the petitions are unable to prove the allegations so adduced.

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    Similarly, the Oyo State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Ibadan on Monday, upheld the election of Governor Seyi Makinde of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).

    The Tribunal dismissed the petition of Bayo Adelabu of the All Progressives Congress(APC) in the March 2, 2019 election.

    Adelabu, in his application, prayed the court to pronounce him the winner of the election or order a rerun, citing that the election was fraught with irregularities, over-voting and lack of proper accreditation.

    Ruling over one of the claims raised by Adelabu, the tribunal held that he failed to “prove substantial non-compliance with the Electoral Act”.

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