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Supreme Court affirms Dapo Abiodun’s election as governor of Ogun State

by Joy Igbinake

 

The Supreme Court has upheld the election of the Governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun.

The opposition candidate, Ladi Adebutu and the Peoples Democratic Party prayed the apex court to compel the Independent National Electoral Commission to conduct fresh elections in the 99 polling units where elections were allegedly cancelled.

The Appeal Court, Lagos Division, had in a split decision on November 24, 2023, affirmed Abiodun’s re-election.

The majority judgment delivered by Justice Joseph Ikyegh dismissed the appeal filed by the PDP and its governorship candidate.

Reading the lead judgement, Justice Tijani Abubakar dismissed the appeal.

This is one of many court judgements carried by the supreme court on the 2023 election held in many states across the country.

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