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Tribunal orders Delta APC guber candidate to tender 5,375,672 documents

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The Congress (APC) governorship candidate, Chief Great Ogboru is set to tender 5,375,672 documents to Justice Suleiman Belgore led Elections Petition Panel. The documents to be tendered include register for the 3894 polling units, including those of registration areas/wards.
Also to be tendered are forms EC8A, EC8B, EC8C, EC8D, and EC8E used for the March 9th, 2019 state gubernatorial election from polling unit, ward, local government area and state levels.
The APC lead counsel, Nichols Ichekor had, on Thursday, July 11, 2019 at the resumed hearing, tendered register numbering about 320 documents for Aniocha South, Ndokwa East, Bomadi and Burutu local government areas.
The legal teams of both the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and the Congress (APC) have had a hectic time sorting and inspecting the voluminous documents in the last four days.
Dissatisfied with the victory of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa at the governorship polls, Great Ogboru had approached the seeking legal redress.
Amongst the petitioner’s prayers are that it be declared that the total votes for him should be 215,938 while that of the 1st respondent (Okowa) and 2nd respondent (PDP) should be 155,192 votes. He is also seeking that the certificate of return issued to the 1st and 2nd respondents be declared null and void.
The petitioner wants to be returned having scored the highest number of lawful votes cast and that the 3rd respondent (INEC) should issue the petitioner with the certificate of return as duly elected governor of state.
Alternatively, the election to the office of Governor of Delta State held on March 9th be nullified and fresh election ordered.

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