Faleke sues INEC, asks court to declare him Kogi’s governor-elect

James Abiodun Faleke
James Abiodun Faleke

The deputy governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the November 21 election in Kogi State, James Faleke, on Tuesday filed a suit at the Federal High Court, Abuja, demanding his declaration as governor-elect, Premium Times reports.

It will be recalled that the Independent National Electoral Commission had declared the election inconclusive and ordered a supplementary election to hold on December 5.

Mr. Faleke had on Monday threatened to go to court following the adoption of Yahaya Bello by the APC national leadership as the governorship candidate of the party in the supplementary election.

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He also wrote INEC demanding the removal of his name as the running mate to Mr. Bello in the supplementary election.

Mr. Bello’s adoption at the meeting of the National Working Committee of the party followed the death of the former governorship candidate, Abubakar Audu, on November 22.

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