ECP declares Ayaz Sadiq eligible to contest in NA-122 by-polls, accepts nomination papers

15 Sep, 2015 12:35 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Former Speaker in the National Assembly and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz candidate Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has been declared eligible to contest in NA-122 by-elections.

The Returning Officer has rejected the objections raised by the rival candidates of Ayaz Sadiq and accepted his nomination papers, while the reserved the decision for PML-N’s candidate in PP-147 constituency.

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s Shoaib Siddiqui and others had raised objections against former speaker National Assembly that he has now been convicted as the Election Tribunal finned him Rs 2.5 million.

The rival candidates had also objected that Ayaz Sadiq do not meet the spending limits on the campaign under Article 62 and 63.

Talking to media outside Election Commission office, Sardar Ayaz Sadiq’s son Dr Ali Ayaz said that the PTI will have to contest this election and they cannot runaway.

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