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BREAKING: Court Disqualifies Ize-Iyamu’s Running Mate In Edo Gov Poll

A High Court in Edo State, sitting in Benin today, voided Audu Ganiyu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) deputy governorship candidate in the September 19, 2020 governorship election.

A member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Kadiri Oshoakhemhe, had in a suit No: B/358/20 filed a case against the APC deputy governorship candidate and two others.

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Delivering judgment in Benin City, the presiding judge, Justice H.A Courage-Ogbebor said that Ganiyu presented false information to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in his Form EC9.

Ganiyu was the running mate of Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the APC governorship candidate in the last governorship election won by Governor Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party.

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