National And State Houses of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal Awards Buhari Victory
The National and State Houses of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal has upheld the election Senator Abdulfatai Buhari, Chairman, Senate Committee on Land Transport.
Buhari who is the senator representing Oyo North in the senate won the election on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the February 23 poll.
The unanimous judgment read by Justice Sambo Daka on the petition marked EPT/OY/SEN/09/2019, revealed that the petitioners Mulikat Adeola-Akande and her party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) failed to prove their petition beyond a reasonable doubt.
Buhari was the chairman Senate Committee of ICT and Cybercrimes in the 8th National Assembly and won the election with over 18,338 votes to defeat Adeola-Akande, as declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), News Agency of Nigeria reports.