A contemporary swimsuit on the Federal High Court Abuja in search of to disqualify the All Progressives Congress (APC)’s candidate, Pastor Ize-Iyamu from contesting within the Upcoming the Edo State gubernatorial election slated for September 19, 2020
The swimsuit filed on the Court has the African Democratic Party ( ADP) as Plaintiff, while the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Ize-Iyamu Osagie Andrew, Audu Abudu Ganiyu and the All Progressives Congress are the Defendants.
The ADP alleges that the Deputy Governorship candidate of the APC offered cast paperwork to the INEC. The party additional said that the Deputy Governorship candidate of the APC who goes by the name AUDU ABUDU GANIYU offered to the INEC a Voters Card which bears the name AUDU ABDUL GANIYU. Similarly, he also offered a WASSCE/GCE certificates bearing the name AUDU AHUDU GANEYU to the INEC.
Again, the Deputy Governorship candidate offered to the INEC an APC Membership card bearing the name AUDU GANI.
The ADP primarily based on the swimsuit has requested the Court to interpret the certificates and declare that the Deputy Governorship candidate of the APC has offered cast certificates to INEC, which violates Section 182(1)(j) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 ( As Amended).
The Plaintiff also seeks an Order disqualifying Ize-Iyamu Osagie Andrew, Audu Abudu Ganiyu and the APC from contesting the September 19 gubernatorial ballot as properly as an order compelling the INEC to remove Ize-Iyamu Osagie Andrew, Audu Abudu Ganiyu and APC from its list of candidates eligible to contest the forthcoming Edo State Governorship Election.
Meanwhile, President Muhammadu Buhari had earlier advised the management of the party not tolet what occurs in Bayelsa repeat itself in Edo.