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Edo Election: Gov. Obaseki wins certificates forgery case

A Federal Excessive Court docket in Abuja has dismissed a certificates forgery case filed towards Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State.

The plaintiffs accused Obaseki of certificates forgery in a go well with marked FHC/ABJ/CS/553/2020.

Additionally named as plaintiffs within the go well with are Edobor Williams, Ugbesia Abudu Godwin and Amedu Dauda Anakhu.

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The plaintiffs stated the Governor cast his Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) certificates in Classical Research from the College of Ibadan, UI.

His accusers argued that the alleged act by the Governor goes towards part 182(1)(i) of the Structure of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 (as amended).

They requested the court docket to declare that the incumbent Governor is “not certified to run or search election to the workplace of the governor of Edo State” within the forthcoming election.

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Nevertheless, on the point out of the case on the Federal Excessive Court docket on Monday, neither the plaintiffs nor their attorneys appeared in court docket.

Obaseki and his attorneys had been additionally not in court docket.

Justice Anwuli Chiekere, given the event, struck out the go well with.

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