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Edo Election: Ize-Iyamu’s running mate, Audu Ganiyu disqualified over false information

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The court voided Ganiyu’s candidacy in the election on Wednesday, January 6, 2021.

Kadiri Oshoakhemhe, a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had in a suit No: B/358/20 filed a case against Ganiyu and two others.

While delivering judgement on Wednesday, the presiding judge, Justice H. A Courage-Ogbebor said the deputy governorship candidate presented false information to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in his Form EC9, Punch reports.

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Ganiyu was the running mate of Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the APC governorship candidate in the last governorship election in Edo State.

The election was won by the incumbent governor, Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party.

Details later…