Governor Emmanuel

BY MOSES OKORIE           

The seven-man panel led by Justice Mary Peter-Odili of the Supreme Court has upheld the elections of Governors Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom and that of Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos, respectively, on Wednesday, December 18, in Abuja.

The court adjudged that the appeal filed by candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Akwa Ibom, Obong Nsima Ekere lacks in merit, and thereby affirmed early judgements of the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal and Appeal Court, which had earlier ruled in favour Emmanuel.

Governor Sanwo-Olu

In a similar development, the same panel upheld the election of Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu of the All Progressives Congress, APC.

Also, today, the Supreme Court affirmed the elections of governors of Kaduna State, Nasir el-Rufai, Nasarawa State, Abdullahi Alhaji Sule and Seyi Makinde of Oyo State.

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By Mosvin Communications

Nation's Pride Newspaper is a production of Mosvin Communications located in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria.

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