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BREAKING: Court disqualifies Ize-Iyamu’s running mate in Sept poll



A high court in Edo state has nullified the candidacy of Audu Ganiyu, running mate of Osagie Ize-Iyamu, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the September 19, 2020 governorship election, The Cable is reporting.

A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain had filed a suit against Ganiyu whom he said was not qualified as Ize-Iyamu’s running mate.

He had asked the court to disqualify Audu on the grounds of “giving false information” to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Delivering judgment in Benin, the state capital on Wednesday, Courage-Ogbebor, a judge, held that Ganiyu presented false information to INEC in his Form EC9.