Wednesday, June 16, 2021

[BREAKING] Ondo poll: Appeal court upholds Akeredolu victory

 The Court of Appeal sitting in Akure, the Ondo State capital has dismissed the appeal filed by the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the last governorship election in the state, Mr. Eyitayo Jegede, against Governor Rotimi Akeredolu who was the candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the election.

The state election petition tribunal had earlier struck out the petition of the PDP candidate for lack of merit but Jegede approached the appellate court to challenge the verdict of the tribunal.

The appeal court, having examined the seven grounds of appeal of the appellant, dismissed the appeal, saying it lacked merit

Details later…