The Supreme Court Is Set To Deliver Its Verdict On The Ondo Governorship Election

The Supreme Court is set to deliver its verdict on the Ondo State Governorship election today, July 28.

According to Justice Mary Peter-Odili, who presided over a seven-member panel of the apex court, revealed on wednesday that the panel’s decision on the appeal by the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last governorship election in Ondo State, Eyitayo Jegede, will be delivered by 12 noon today.

The main appeal, filed by Jegede and his party, are challenging the competence of the All Progressives Congress’ (APC) sponsorship of Akeredolu for the election.

There are also three cross-appeals by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), APC and Akeredolu.

The two Ondo State Election Petition Tribunal had in their separate judgment upheld the election of Akeredolu as Governor of Ondo State.

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