Lagos - The Court of Appeal in Lagos on Wednesday affirmed the victory of Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State in the April 11 governorship election, reports Punch.
The court in its ruling upheld the decision of the Justice Muhammad Sijaro-led Lagos State Election Petition Tribunal, which dismissed the petition of the Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate, jimi Agbaje, challenging the victory of Amdode.
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The tribunal had on July 1 described Agbaje’s petition as incompetent and subsequently dismissed the petition
The Appeal Court in addition to affirming the decision of tribunal also ordered Agbaje to compensate Ambode, his party, the All Progressives Congress and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the sum of N50 000 each.
Read more at Punch.
- News 24