The All Progressives Congress has requested the Federal Excessive Court docket in Lagos to cease the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Celebration, Mr Babatunde Gbadamosi, from collaborating within the upcoming Lagos-East senatorial bye-election over an allegation of solid WAEC outcomes.
The APC is, within the contemporary go well with, looking for “an order disqualifying the first defendant (Gbadamosi) from contesting any election into the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, having submitted a solid WAEC certificates containing outcomes and topics materially totally different from that contained on the official web site of WAEC to the 2nd defendant (INEC).”
The defendants within the go well with are Gbadamosi and the Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee.
Within the go well with filed by its lawyer, Mr Kemi Pinheiro (SAN), the APC claimed that its test on WAEC web site confirmed that Gbadamosi, in 1985, registered and sat for eight WAEC topics however the certificates he submitted to INEC indicated that he solely registered for and took 5 topics.
“The variety of topics recorded for the first defendant on the platform of WAEC materially differs from the variety of topics recorded for the first defendant on the purported WAEC Certificates submitted to the 2nd defendant.
“The certificates was solid and or falsified to hide the truth that the first defendant sat for and failed Arithmetic, Economics and Bible Data,” the APC mentioned in its assertion of declare.
The PDP and Gbadamosi had earlier, via a go well with by their lawyer, Mr Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, sought the disqualification of the APC candidate, Mr Tokunbo Abiru, over alleged possession of two voter playing cards.