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Supreme Court dismisses Oni’s appeal

31 May 2013, 14:10

Abuja - The Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal by former Ekiti State Governor, Segun Oni which sought to upturn the Court of Appeal’s decision that sacked him as governor, Saharareporters reports.

Oni in his suit relied on Section 36 of the Constitution which guarantees right to fair hearing and had asked the Apex court to revisit the judgment of the Court of Appeal which removed him from office.

However counsel to Governor Kayode Fayemi relying opposed the appeal and contended that as at the time the governorship election was conducted in 2007, that the Court of Appeal was the final court to determine governorship election matters.

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