Tribunal Upholds Oborevwori’s Election As Delta Gov, Dismisses Omo-Agege’s Petition

Omo-Agege challenged the declaration of Oborevwori as winner of the March 18 election by INEC after coming second.


The Delta State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has upheld the election of Governor Sheriff Oborevwori of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the March 18 election.

The three-member tribunal headed by Justice C.H. Ahuchaogu dismissed the petition filed by former Deputy President of the Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege of the All Progressive Congress (APC).

The tribunal held that the petition contained unsubstantiated allegations, noting that it was devoid of merit and speculative.

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Omo-Agege who came second in the March 18 election challenged the declaration of Oborevwori as winner of the election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

The delivery of judgments was ongoing in the cases between Labour Party (LP) vs PDP and Social Democratic Party (SDP) vs PDP, as of the time of filing this report.