Nigeria, Dec. 7 -- The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Eyitayo Jegede, says Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu was not validly nominated by the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the October 10 election.

Mr Jegede is therefore asking the election petition tribunal to nullify the declaration of Mr Akeredolu by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as the winner of the October 10 election.

The PDP candidate made the demand in his petition to the state's Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal which will begin sitting in Akure on Tuesday.

He is also urging the three-member tribunal, led by Umar Abubakar, to declare him the winner of the election and return him as the duly elected governor of the state....