Monday 26th June, 2017
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Tribunal grants Edo PDP right to recount election ballot papers

Tribunal grants Edo PDP right to recount election ballot papers

Tension yesterday gripped the All Pro­gressives Congress, APC and Governor God­win Obaseki when the Edo State Election Petition Tribunal granted the Ap­plication of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP to recount ballot papers used in the 2016 governorship election in some local gov­ernment areas.
The tribunal presided over by Justice Ahmed Ba­damasi granted the appli­cation of the PDP through its counsel, Yusuf Ali, SAN for the ballot papers earlier admitted as exhibits by the tribunal to be recounted.
The tribunal also or­dered that the recounting of ballot papers used in four Local Government Areas, namely Akoko-Edo, Egor, Etsako East and Et­sako West, in the Septem­ber 28 Governorship Elec­tion in Edo, be done in the open court.

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