Osun denies existence of court order against LG Election


Osun state government has denied the report that a Federal High Court in Abuja has stopped the process of local government election in the state.

This is contained in a release signed by the Attorney General  and Commissioner for Justice, Dr. Surajudeen Ajibola Basiru and made available to newsmen on Monday.
The statement reads: “Our attention has been drawn to a news circulating to the effect that a Federal High Court in Abuja has stopped all processes regarding the Local Government Election in the State of Osun scheduled to hold on 27th January, 2017.
“The Office of the Honourable Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice is not aware of any pending court action regarding the Local Government Election at the Federal High Court in Abuja and no court process has been served on our office.
“I have also confirmed that State of Osun Independent Electoral Commission is not aware of any action at the Federal High Court Abuja and has not been served with any court process
“Consequently, we have no basis to believe or give credence to the news which has not been credited to any credible information source.

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