BREAKING: Tribunal sacks Ondo PDP federal lawmaker

The election of Ikengboju Gboluga, a member of the People’s Democratic Party who represents Okitipupa/Irele Federal Constituency in the Federal House of Representatives has been nullified by the Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Akure, the capital of Ondo state.

The defendant was also said to have sworn allegiance to the United Kingdom having acquired the citizenship of the country and the court said he was not eligible to contest the February 23 , 2019, National Assembly election for his allegiance to the UK.

The tribunal then declared Albert Akintoye of the All Progressives Congress as the winner of the election and ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission to issue Certificate of Return to Akintoye after withdrawing same from Gboluga.

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