PDP Vs APC In Ekiti: Kolapo, Fayemi Shift Battle To Supreme Court
May 8, 2019
The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the July 14, 2018 governorship election in Ekiti State, Professor Kolapo Olusola, has served Governor Kayode Fayemi the Notice of Appeal, Records of Appeal and the Appellate brief of argument through substituted means at the state Secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Daily Post reports that the service followed the Interim Order of service granted the appellant by the Supreme Court on Monday, May 6, a copy of which was obtained by GISTOK in Ado Ekiti.
The order granted by Justice Olabode Rhodes – Vivour was that the processes could be served on any APC State officials or pasted on the wall of the APC Secretariat situated at 156, Ajilosun Street, Ado Ekiti.
It would be recalled that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared the candidate of the APC Fayemi as the winner of the governorship election.
The Election Petition Tribunal in its judgment on the 28, January 2019 ruled in favour of the APC candidate, Dr Fayemi by dismissing the petition of PDP candidate as lacking in merit.