Supreme Court on Friday dismissed the appeal of Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour of the Labour Party against the election of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State.
The apex court affirmed the judgement of the Court of Appeal Lagos, dismissing the appeal for lacking in merit.
Justice Garba Lawal prepared and read the lead judgement in the Lagos State governorship dispute.
The panel comprising Justices Inyang Okoro, Emmanuel Agim, uwani Abba-aji, Adamu Jauro ruled that the petition is a gross abuse of court process.
The Supreme Court also affirmed the election of Bala Mohammed of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the Bauchi State governor.
The apex court affirmed the decision of the appellate court and dismissed the appeal by Sadique Abubakar of the All Progressives Congress for lacking in merit.
The apex court further affirmed Abba Yusuf of the New Nigeria’s Peoples Party (NNPP) as the duly elected governor of Kano.
Late December, the apex court reserved judgement in the appeal filed by the Kano State Governor, Abba Yusuf, challenging the verdict of the Court of Appeal and the State Election Petitions Tribunal, which removed him from office and declared Nasiru Gawuna of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the duly elected governor.
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