The Supreme court has affirmed Sheriff Oborevwori’s of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) as the winner of the march 18 governorship election, stating that the appellant Ovie Omo-Agege of APC was unable to prove his case of over-voting and noncompliance with the electoral laws.
Meanwhile, the supreme court has also dismissed the appeal of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in Gombe state Jibrin barde challenging the election of governor Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe state, noting that the appeal lacked merit and was unnecessary.
In another development, the apex court dismissed the appeal filed by Aminu Bande of (PDP) to challenge the election victory of governor Nasir Idris of Kebbi State, submitting that the appeal lacked merit and no cost was awarded.
Similarly, the supreme court dismissed the appeal of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate David Umbugadu against the election of governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa state.
The panel of justices in a unanimous decision dismissed it for lack of merit and no cost was awarded.