The Election Petition Tribunal, sitting in Akure, Ondo State Capital, has nullified the election of Hon. Ikengboju Gboluga, representing Okitipupa/Irele Federal constituency within the federal House of Representatives below the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
The court nullified the election of Gboluga for sworing his allegiance to the United Kingdom having acquired the citizenship of the nation. The court mentioned he was not eligible to contest for the February 23, 2019, National Assembly election for his allegiance with UK.
The three-man panel headed by Justice Nuhu Adi additionally declared Albert Akintoye of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as winner of the election, ordered INEC to subject Certificate of Return to Akintoye after withdrawing similar from Gboluga.
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