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DELTA: APC guber candidate, Ogboru to tender over 5 million documents before tribunal

The governorship candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Delta State, Great Ogboru, has prepared 5,375,672 documents before Justice Suleiman Belgore-led Delta State Elections Petition Tribunal Panel to challenge the election of Ifeanyi Okowa in the March 9 gubernatorial election in the state.

The documents include polling unit voter register for the 3894 polling units, as well as those of registration areas/ wards.

Also to be tendered are forms EC8A, EC8B, EC8C, EC8D, and EC8E used for the March 9th Delta State gubernatorial election from polling unit, ward, local government areas and state level.

The APC lead counsel, Nichols Ichekor had Thursday at the resumed hearing tendered polling units voter register numbering about 320 documents for Aniocha South, Ndokwa East,Bomadi and Burutu LGAs.

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The legal teams of both the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) have had a hectic time sorting and inspecting the voluminous documents in the last four days.

Dissatisfied with the victory of Delta Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, at the governorship polls, Great Ogboru had approached the tribunal 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 the duly elected Governor of Delta State.

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