Tribunal didn’t sack Kashamu – media aide
Statement from his media aide below…
Our attention has been draw to some media reports
that the Senator representing Ogun East Senatorial
District, Prince Buruji Kashamu, was today sacked
by the Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Abeokuta,
the Ogun State capital. We wish to say that this is
not a true reflection of what transpired at the
Although the tribunal has said the full judgment will be
made available on Monday, it could not be said to have
sacked Kashamu because, according to it, after the removal
of voided votes, Kashamu is still leading with 5,179 votes.
According to the tribunal’s findings, Kashamu has 75,856
votes against Dapo Abiodun’s 70,677 votes.
the person leading be said to have been “sacked”? For who?
The losing candidate? We think not.
Besides, the rerun was ordered in 110 out of over 1,135
polling units in the senatorial district.
Certainly, we are going to test veracity of the tribunal’s
verdict at the Court of Appeal. The tribunal has given its
judgment, but it is not the end of the road. That is the
beauty of the judicial process.