Petitions are beginning to troop in for the Election Petition Tribunal in Lagos.
So far, it was gathered that the Tribunal sitting in Lagos has received over 25 petitions.
The petition is over the conduct of the National and State House of Assembly elections.
Top on the list are from the candidates of Labour Party for Federal House of Assembly in about seven constituency in Lagos challenging the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, All Progressive Congress, APC, and the declared winner of each constituency.
Specifically, they are challenging the results in Oshodi Isolo, Kosofe, Lagos Mainland, Surulere, Shomolu, Mushin and Ikorodu.
The petitioners are challenging the INEC for non-compliance with the provisions of Electoral Act.
In their petitions filed by their counsel, Chief Wakeel Olawale Liady, he alleged that INEC unlawfully excluded them from the election held on February 25 for the National Assembly, House of Representatives.
Ditto with the petition filed by Hon. Adeola Damilola Adebanjo and the Labour Party against the Speaker, House of Assembly, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila.
For Ikeja constituency, Hon. Mutiu Olakunle Okunola and his party (Labour party) are challenging the election that declare Hon. James Abiodun Faleke as the winner of election on the grounds that: “that the election was invalid by reason non-compliance with provisions of the Act, mutilation of all election material, particularly forms ECHAT of majority of all the polling units in Ikeja Federal Constituency.