Governor Punjab asks President to nullify CM election


Bureau Report

LAHORE, Governor Punjab Omar Sarfraz Cheema has recommended President to nullify election of Chief Minister of Punjab.

Governor Punjab, in a report, expressed his reservations on the election of Hamza Shahbaz as Chief Minister of Punjab and said that the procedure was not held as per law and constitution of the country. The governor also claims that record of voting has also been tampered while police personnel were allowed to enter the Assembly which is against the rules of the House.

The vote was conducted while adopting a procedure in violation of the second schedule of the constitution, the report read. The governor should also be satisfied with the electoral process of election of the chief minister, according to the text of the report.

The governor in his reported termed resignation of Usman Buzdar as disputed in which sub-section of Article 130 has been violated.

“Governor’s office didn’t receive resignation from Usman Buzdar,” according to the report. “How could the governor approved it when resignation not received to him,” according to the report. Governor Cheema asked the President to nullify the election. Omar Sarfraz Cheema also asked President to guide him that what steps he must take to resolve the issue relating to the election of Leader of the House.