Technocrat Media Nigeria
AKURE – The Appellate court sitting in Akure has dismissed the petition filed by the candidate of the People Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2020 Ondo state Gubernatorial election, Mr. Eyitayo Jegede challenging the Victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Flag bearer, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu.
The Independent National Electoral commission (INEC) had declared Akeredolu the winner of the election held on October 10, 2020.
Mr. Akeredolu polled 292,830 votes to defeat Jegede, who polled 195,791 as announced by INEC.
The panel led by Justice Theresa Ngolika Orji-Abadua held that the appeal lacking in merit.
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