The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State, Ladi Adebutu, has today closed his case at the Election Petition Tribunal Tribunal, after calling 94 witnesses.
The petitioner, who is challenging the alleged refusal of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to comply with the Electoral Act, also tendered over 200,000 documents before the tribunal to prove his case.
Adebutu, in his petition, alleged that the elections were disrupted by hoodlums, suspected to be political thugs in over 99 polling units, disenfranchising over 40,000 voters from participating in the March 18 governorship polls.
Speaking with newsmen after the sitting, Counsel to the petitioners, Chris Uche, disclosed that, the respondents had prayed the court for an adjournment to Wednesday, which has been granted to them.
Meanwhile, INEC is expected to open its defence on Wednesday, being the first respondent in the petition with counsel to the electoral body, Abiodun Owonikoko, noting that the electoral umpire would be calling just one witness