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The Social Democratic Party gubernatorial candidate in Jigawa State for the 2019 elections, Alhaji Bashir Adamu, on Saturday dumped his party for the Peoples Democratic Party.

The Independent National Electoral Commission on Friday said it would complied with the court judgment ordering it to include the Social Democratic Party and its candidate, Natasha Akpoti, in the ballot for Kogi governorship election.

According to the judge, the provisions of sections 31(1) and 83 of the Electoral Act which holds that INEC cannot disqualify or reject candidate nominated by a political party for an election is aimed at ensuring that it does not lie within the executive realms of INEC to determine who participate in an election.

Ereyitomi polled a total of 152,874 votes to defeat his closest rival in the contest, Daniel Reyenieju of the Social Democratic Party, who polled a total of 25,032.

With barely 24 hours to the Presidential and National Assembly elections, the All Progressives Congress in Sokoto State has received no fewer than 100,000 defectors from the Peoples Democratic Party and the Social Democratic Party.

Stakeholders of the Osun State Chapter of the Social Democratic Party, led by the pioneer Chairman, Chief Ademola Ishola, have resolved to vote for the Peoples Democratic Party presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.