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Edo tribunal adjourns for two days on 2nd respondent’s application

Edo State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal on Thursday adjourned for two days following an application by counsel to Governor Godwin Obaseki to enable the team re-appraise their case.

At the resumed hearing today, Governor Obaseki’s lead counsel, Mr Adetunji Oyiyepo, SAN, after admitting three more witnesses, sought permission of the tribunal for an adjournment till Monday next week.

Governor Obaseki’s lead counsel Mr Adetunji Oyiyepo, said the adjournment was to enable the defence team re-appraise their case before proceeding to calling any more witness.

The People’s Democratic Party and its candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, are challenging the declaration by the Independent National Electoral Commission of Obaseki of the All Progressives Congress winner of the election. Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki

The petitioners listed INEC, Governor Obaseki and the APC as first, second and third respondents.

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