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Edo election: Governorship candidates threaten to approach tribunal

Some candidates below Edo 2020 governorship candidates forum in the just concluded guber election within the state mentioned they have been making preparations to file their cases within the tribunal over some noticed abnormalities that occurred earlier than, throughout and after the election.

In a joint assertion made out there to journalists in Benin Metropolis on Tuesday by seven out of the fourteen candidates that participated within the Saturday 19 poll, they stated, even after they posited that the election was close to perfection, a number of the candidates are planning to file their instances within the tribunal over some noticed abnormalities within the conduct of the election.

In accordance with the assertion, the discussion board will assist any candidate amongst us with a purpose to deepen our democracy. Filling a collective go well with is aslo in consideration by this discussion board, and we could file our go well with soonest.

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‘All of us contested the election as a result of we have now the curiosity of development and improvement of Edo state at coronary heart. As important stakeholders, we’re all the time able to contribute our personal quotas or wealth of knowledge for the nice of the state as a result of good governance is a collective duty.

The forum, nonetheless, acknowledged and recommended the position of the peace committee led by Gen Abdusalami Abubakar, the Inspector Normal of Police, INEC, and the royal intervention of the Oba of Benin, Ewuare II.

Amongst those who signed the assertion are Bishop Akhalamhe of ZLP, Idehen Fortunate of APGA, Elder Felix Obayangbona of SDP, Pst Amos Areloegbe of APP and others.

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