BREAKING: Lagos Tribunal Gives Judgement on LP, PDP’s Petition Against Sanwo-Olu, Hamzat Ticket

BREAKING: Lagos Tribunal Gives Judgement on LP, PDP’s Petition Against Sanwo-Olu, Hamzat Ticket

  • The tribunal judges in Lagos state have just given a verdict regarding Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour and Abdul-Azeez Olajide Adediran's petition against Sanwo-Olu
  • The judges led by Justice Arum Ashom declared Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his deputy, Obafemi Hamzat's ticket, inseparable
  • This is coming after the Labour Party and its candidate, Rhodes-Vivour, were struck out for being improperly joined

Ikeja, Lagos state - The Lagos Governorship Election Petition Tribunal delivered its judgment on the second term governorship election ticket of Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his deputy, Obafemi Hamzat.

The tribunal delivering its verdict on Monday, September 25, held that Sanwo-Olu and his deputy's tickets are one ticket and inseparable, The Nation reported.

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Lagos tribunal gives verdict on Gov Sanwo-Olu and his deputy, Hamzat's ticket. Photo credit: Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Obafemi Hamzat
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Justice Mikhail Abdullahi stated this while delivering the verdict in the objection of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Olajide Adediran, against the election of Sanwo-Olu and Hamzat in the March 18 poll held in the state.

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The tribunal held that this issue had been decided in several cases and held that a deputy governor and governor are not separate candidates, The Punch report added.

The tribunal also held that they are not required to pay a separate security deposit.

Tribunal removes Rhodes-Vivour, LP from Jandor’s petition against Sanwo-Olu

Lagos tribunal earlier struck out the petition filed by Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour and LP against Governor Sanwo-Olu's election.

On Monday, September 25, the court dismissed Rhodes-Vivour's suit from that of the PDP.

Jandor is challenging the election of Governor Sanwo-Olu and Obafemi Hamzat in the March 18 governorship elections in Lagos State.

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Reno Omokri, a popular supporter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), predicted the outcome of the Lagos tribunal.

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Omokri wrote on his verified X handle:

"It is just a waste of time waiting with bated breath to hear the judgment from the Lagos Gubernatorial Election Petitions Tribunal."


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