Court sacks Osun chairmen, councillors

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A Federal High Court in Osogbo, Osun State has sacked Chairmen of 30 Local Government Areas, 32 Local Council Development Areas, 7 Area Offices and 393 councillors in the State elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on October 15 2022.

The Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) filed a suit against the Local Government election before the Federal High Court challenging the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Osun State Independent Electoral Commission (OSIEC), All Progressives Congress(APC) and its chairman, Gboyega Famodun.

Justice Nathaniel Ayoola, who presided over the suit while giving judgement on Friday, said the election conducted by OSIEC on October 15th 2022 contravened Sections 29 and 32 of the Electoral Act, 2022.

Source: The Nation

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