The Court of Petition of Elections that is in Abeokuta, the capital of the state of Ogun, annulled on Monday the election of the Hon. Kolapo Korede Osunsanya (KKO).
Osunsanya represents the central federal constituency of Ijebu in the House of Representatives on the platform of the All Progressive Congress (APC).
Latest Nigeria Newspaper report that The Honorable Judge Wakkil Alkali Gana led by the court canceled the elections in the units of Barrio 5, Unit 5 in Ijebu Ode LGA; Ward 10, Unit 3 in Odogbolu LGA and all Ward 8 in Ijebu North LGA in the federal constituency for irregularities.
The court ordered that a new execution be carried out within 90 days.
The candidate of the Popular Democratic Party (PDP), Barrister Taiwo Shote, had filed a petition challenging Osunsanya’s declaration as winner of the elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the February 23, 2019 elections.