Lagos Court of Appeal to Rule on Appeals Challenging Sanwo-Olu’s Re-Election

The Court of Appeal in Lagos has fixed Wednesday, November 15 to deliver judgment in the appeal filed by the governorship candidate of the Labour Party, Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour and that of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Abdulazeez Olajide Adediran challenging the re-election of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu.

A notice sent out by the court to parties in the appeal indicated the judgment will be delivered tomorrow at 3 pm.

On November 7, the Court of Appeal panel led by Justice Yargata Nimpar had reserved judgment in the two appeals after listening to the arguments of the parties.

Other Justices of the panel are Justice Samuel Bola and Justice Paul Bassi.

The court said the date for judgment would be communicated to the parties.

On September 25, the governorship election petitions tribunal had in its unanimous decision dismissed the two petitions and upheld the re-election of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his deputy Obafemi Hamzat.

At the hearing of the two appeals on November 7, the three-man panel led by Justice Yargata Nimpar reserved the judgment after taking arguments from parties.

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