BENIN – The National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Benin, Edo State on Monday affirmed Senator Clifford A. Ordia (FNSE) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the winner of the election for Edo Central Senatorial District held on February 23, 2019.
Recall that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared Senator Ordia the winner of the polls, but Mr. John Inegbedion had dragged Ordia before the tribunal challenging his victory.
In the judgement that lasted for hours today, the Tribunal affirmed that the incumbent, Senator Ordia was validly elected,
The Tribunal Chairman, while reading the Judgement, said the Petitioner failed to proved his allegations beyond reasonable doubt.
The Òtale Òluòle of Esan land has been declared winner!!!!