Tribunal fixes April 23 to deliver judgment on Ondo polls



The Ondo State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Akure, has fixed April 23rd, 2021 to deliver judgment on the petition filed by candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Eyitayo Jegede, against the victory of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu.

Jegede, in the petition, is asking the tribunal to upturn the victory of Governor Akeredolu.

Jegede had alleged in the petition that Governor Akeredolu and his Deputy, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, were not validly nominated by the All Progressives Congress, APC.

He is asking the tribunal to declare him winner of the election.

The three-man panel led by Justice Umar Abubakar announced the date for judgment in a notice sent to all parties in the suit.

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