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Ondo Governorship Seat: Supreme Court Affirms Mimiko’s Victory

Channels Television  
Updated August 29, 2013

The Supreme Court has struck out the appeal brought against Ondo state governor, Olusegun Mimiko by the former Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) governorship candidate, Rotimi Akeredolu and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Olusola Oke.

The Apex Court was unanimous in dismissing the petition for lack of merit.

According to Justice Sylvester Nguta and Mary Odili who delivered the lead judgments in the two cases, both the ACN and PDP candidates could not substantiate their claims, of injection of names into voters register.

Stating that if the names were injected, they could not prove to the court who the persons were and how many times they voted