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Ondo: PDP, Jegede close case at tribunal despite 400 witnesses

by Kunle Awosiyan

The PDP and its candidate in the Ondo 2020 October 10 governorship election, Eyitayo Jegede have closed their case before election petitions tribunal.

Counsel to the petitioners, Onyechi Ipeazu said they have opted to narrow their case to the evidences presented before the court.

The Peoples Democratic Party and its candidate in the October 10 governorship election, Eyitayo Jegede listed 400 witnesses in the petition filed against the victory of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu.

The witnesses were expected to be examined with additional nine days to defend their case.

But counsel to the petitioners told the tribunal that they were no longer interested in calling further witnesses aside jegede who was in the witness box on Tuesday .

Counsel to the Independent National Electoral Commission , Charles Edosomwan prayed the court for time to further study the petitions and be able to open their defence.

Counsel to the APC, Lateef Fagbemi, that of governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu and the deputy governor-elect lucky Aiyedatiwa, Akin Olujimi did not oppose the prayer of INEC.

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