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Court Disqualifies Ize-Iyamu’s Running Mate, Ganiyu




Ganiyat Ganiyu

The Edo State High Court sitting in Benin on Wednesday disqualified the All Progressives Congress, APC, Deputy Governorship candidate, Audu Ganiyu.

Ganiyu was Ize-Iyamu’s running mate in the September 19, 2020 governorship election in the state won by Governor Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party.

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A member of the Peoples Democratic Party, Kadiri Oshoakhemhe, had in a suit No: B/358/20 filed a case against the APC deputy governorship candidate and two others.

Delivering judgment in Benin City, the presiding judge, Justice H.A Courage-Ogbebor, said that Ganiyu presented false information to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in his Form EC9.

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