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ELECTION: 17 cases filed before Oyo election Petition Tribunal, INEC reveals

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No fewer than 17 petitions have been confirmed to be before the Oyo State Election Petition Tribunal In the aftermath of the just concluded 2019 general elections.

These include four senatorial and 13 house of assembly cases

The revelation was made on Wednesday by the Oyo State Resident Electoral Commissioner of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mr. Mutiu Agboke at the presentation of certificates of return to the governor-elect, deputy governor-elect and house of Assembly members-elect.

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The event presently ongoing at the Banquet Hall, Premier Hotel, Ibadan is being attended by many party stalwarts, religious leaders and security chiefs, amidst heavy security presence.

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