The Supreme Court of Nigeria has dismissed the appeal filed by Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) candidate, Eyitayo Jegede, challenging the election of Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu.
In the majority judgment, four of the Justices of the Supreme Court upheld the decision of the Court of Appeal and the Ondo State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal.
Three of the Justices; Justices Mary Odili, Tijjani Abubakar, and Ejembi Eko, held that the appeal should be allowed.
Jegede had challenged the emergence of Akeredolu as the winner of the Ondo State governorship election of October 10, 2020.
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