The Ebonyi Election Petitions Tribunal has struck out the petition filed by the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) and its governorship candidate, Bernard Odoh against the election of Governor Francis Nwifuru.
The court ruled that all the requests made by the applicants were pre-election issues and consequently proceeded to dismiss them.
The Judgement on the second petition brought by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Ifeanyi Odii against Nwifuru who was the candidate of the All Progressive Congress in the election is ongoing.
In other news, The Lagos Governorship Election Tribunal has struck out the petition filed by Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour and Labour Party (LP) from that of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Rhodes-Vivour and Olajide Adediran, aka Jandor, the candidate of the PDP in the 2023 governorship election are challenging the declaration of Babajide Sanwo-Olu by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as the winner of the poll.
A member of the tribunal’s three-member panel, Justice Mikail Abdullahi, who read some preliminary motions challenging the competence of some aspects of the petition, stated this while delivering judgment on the objections raised by respondents in the matter.
SaharaReporters earlier reported that there was heavy security at the Special Offences Court in Ikeja, where the Lagos State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal was set to deliver judgment on the petitions filed against the election of Governor Sanwo-Olu.
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