Court sacks Kashamu, Adesegun, 5 Ogun lawmakers

Buruji Kashamu rejects suspension
Senator Buruji Kashamu
United Bank for Africa

The Tribunal sitting in Ogun state on Friday nullified the election of Senator Buruji Kashamu, representing Ogun East Senatorial district, as a Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

The Tribunal also nullified the election of a federal lawmaker, representing Ijebu East/Ijebu North/Ogun waterside, Adekoya Adesegun.

Five members of the Ogun state Assembly were also sacked by the tribunal over non-compliance to electoral law.

Consequently, the tribunal, headed by Justice Ebiowei Tobi, has directed that a new round of elections take place in 110 polling units.