Lagos Governorship Tribunal to Deliver Judgment on Monday

The Lagos State Governorship Election Tribunal will deliver judgment on Monday, September 25, 2023, on the petitions filed by the governorship candidates of the Labour Party, Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour, and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olajide Adediran, popularly known as Jandor.

POLITICS NIGERIA reports that the development was communicated to the parties on Saturday evening by the Justice Arum Ashom-led panel.

Rhodes-Vivour and Jandor are challenging the return of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and Deputy Governor Obafemi Hamzat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the March 18 governorship elections in Lagos State by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had declared Sanwo-Olu as the winner of the election.

He secured victory, defeating Rhodes-Vivour of the Labour Party, who placed second. The Lagos State Governor garnered 762,134 votes, while Rhodes-Vivour received 312,329 votes. Jide Adediran (Jandor) from the PDP was second runner-up with 62,449 votes.

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