• Court removes Ekiti lawmaker over ‘fraudulent judgment’

    Court removes Ekiti lawmaker over ‘fraudulent judgment’

    The judicial hammer fell yesterday on a member of Ekiti State House of Assembly, Musa Arogundade, as a Federal High Court sitting in Ado-Ekiti nullified his election.

    It ordered that he be replaced by his challenger, Toyin Obayemi, as the lawmaker representing Ado Constituency 1.

    The court, in the judgment delivered by Justice Taiwo Taiwo, withdrew Arogundade’s Certificate of Return and ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to issue Obayemi a fresh Certificate of Return.

    The Speaker of the Assembly, Kola Oluwawole, […]