Supreme Court dismisses appeal cases against Delta, Oyo, Yobe Governors

TVC E. The Supreme Court has today Tuesday dismissed appeals filed against the election of the Governors of Delta, Yobe and Oyo States respectively. ‎The seven man panel of the apex court led by Justice Walter Onnoghen dismissed the appeals filed by Mr Great Ogboru of the Labour Party and Emerhor Ortega of the All Progressives Congress, challenging the election of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State. The appeal against Okowa’s election was filed by Olorogun O’ tega Emerhor, and his Labour Party counterpart, Chief Great Ogboru.  While the appeal against Ajimobi’s election was filed by ‎Rashidi Ladoja of the Accord Party, that of Geidam was being challenged by Adamu Waziri of the Peoples Democratic Party, they both challenged the elections of Governors Abiola Ajumobi of Oyo State and Ibrahim Gaidem of Yobe State. The apex court justices under the presiding officer of Justice Mary Peter-Odili said, the appeals lacked merit, but deferred reasons for their decisions to...