Segun Oni, candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in the June 18 governorship election in Ekiti State, is challenging outcome of the election at the Election Petitions Tribunal in Ado, Ekiti state capital.
Accompanied by his legal team and SDP state Chairman and chieftains, Oni submitted over 1,000-page petition to the secretariat of the Election Petitions Tribunal on Thursday evening.
Though he did not speak to the content of the petition, he however told newsmen that the move is to defend the sanctity of the system.
Leader of his legal team said the petition will challenge the eligibility of the Governor-elect, Mr Oyebanji of the All Progressives Congress to contest the election and question the actual victory attributed to him in the poll.
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