INEC – Tremor Doctrine of Approved, PDP Seek Legal basis. Edo house of assembly clash as PDP Candidates.
New Dimension turns, as the Edo State House of Assembly Clash since June this year, A new step was introduced into the matter on Sunday with the major combat party, the people Democratic party, PDP requesting that its candidate during the march 2019, legislative polls be given certificate of return.
The party charge 14 members of the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC who have decide to stay away from the house over controversy in the manner, the June 17 inauguration of the 7th Assembly was led, of abdication of their offices.”
In a letter dated December 17 2019, addressed to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC on behalf of the PDP Candidates signed by their counsel, Esq chikaodinaka Adindu titled “An imperative call for your swift intervention with respect to some of the member – elect who have Abdicated their office in Edo State House of Assembly, and as a result of this, their constituencies declared vacant by the speaker”
The PDP Candidates recalled event leading to the present stalemate said following a letter of proclamation of June 14 by the Governor, The house was inaugurated Monday, June 17 with Francis Abumere Okiye and yekin Oisayemoje emerging as speaker and deputy speaker respectively.