The drama of the Ogun State governorship election has been put to bed, as the supreme court has ruled in Dapo Abiodun’s favour.

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The Supreme Court on Friday affirmed Dapo Abiodun as duly elected governor of Ogun State in the March 2023 governorship elections.

Justice Tijjani Abubakar who delivered the judgment dismissed the appeals against Abiodun.

The appeal was filed by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its candidate in the March 18, governorship election, Ladi Adebutu.

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In the appeal, Adebutu sought the nullification of the declaration of Dapo Abiodun as the election winner.

Specifically, he is challenging Abiodun’s re-election on the ground that the Electoral Act, 2022 was not adhered to, citing corrupt practices and issue of non-qualification.

The PDP and Adebutu want the Supreme Court to set aside and dismiss the judgement of the Court of Appeal, Lagos, which had on November 23, affirmed the decision of the Tribunal in upholding Adiodun’s victory.


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