Breaking: Akinlade loses at Appeal court







Femi Adeleke



The appeal filed by the Governorship candidate of the Allied Peoples Movement (APM), Hon. Adekunle Akinlade against the victory of Governor Dapo Abiodun of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has been dismissed.



The Appeal court sitting in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital on Monday upheld Governor Abiodun’s election at the Governorship 2019 Governorship polls.



The Yusuf Halilu-led tribunal had earlier declared Governor Abiodun winner of the March 9 governorship election in Ogun State.

The panel of the Appeal Court presided over by Justice Abubakar Yahaya, dismissed the appeal filed by Akinlade.



The court said the appeal lacks merit, saying it stands by the decision of the lower Tribunal.





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