Lagos - The Lagos State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the decision of the Court of Appeal, which upheld the victory of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State in the April 11 governorship election, reports Punch.
The party described the ruling of the court as a miscarriage of justice.
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The PDP in a statement by its Publicity Secretary, Taofik Gani, said the court focused on the technicalities of the petition rather than the merits.
He noted that the party may appeal the judgement at the Supreme Court
The Appeal Court had on Wednesday affirmed the decision of the Justice Muhammad Sijaro-led tribunal, which declared the petition of the PDP candidate in the election, Jimi Agbaje as incompetent.
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