Ondo 2024: INEC Affirms Aiyetidawa’s Candidacy, Dismisses Jimoh Ibrahim’s Report

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has confirmed victory of Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa in the All Progressives Congress (APC) direct primary election for Edo 2024 gubernatorial poll.

INEC  gave this in its affidavit, filed at the Federal High Court Abuja, in response to Senator Jimoh Ibrahim’s suit against victory of Aiyedatiwa.

The commission stated that the primary was conducted in substantial compliance with the law, and disowns Senator Jimoh Ibrahim’s results.

Aiyedatiwa emerged victorious, polling 48,569 votes and winning 16 out of 18 local government areas. Mayowa Akinfolarin came second with 15,343 votes, while Senator Jimoh Ibrahim trailed behind with 9,456 votes.

The affidavit of INEC also stated that both the Police & DSS monitored the election and they all gave a clean report of the direct primary election as it complied with the law

 

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