- The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Olajide Adediran, known as Jandor, has been described as a “busybody”
- Justice Mikail Abdullahi of the Lagos governorship election tribunal stated this on Monday, September 25
- The judge said Jandor was a busybody for being involved in another party's primary election matters
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Pre-election matters and internal party affairs
In its ruling on Monday, September 25, Justice Mikail Abdullahi held that the tribunal could not decide on that because the petition did not fall under the provisions of sections 177 and 182 of the Nigerian Constitution (as amended).
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Justice Abdullahi ruled that the APC primary election which produced Sanwo-Olu was a pre-election matter and did not fall under its jurisdiction.
“Only an aspirant or member of a political party can complain about the outcome of the party’s primary, not a busybody like the petitioner.”
Lagos tribunal gives judgement on LP, PDP’s petition against Sanwo-Olu
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that the Lagos election tribunal delivered its judgment on the second-term governorship election ticket of Sanwo-Olu and that of 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.
Tribunal dismisses Jandor, PDP's petition against Sanwo-Olu
On Monday, September 25, the Election Tribunal dismissed the petition brought by Olajide Adediran, popularly known as Jandor, the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
Jandor is challenging the victory of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu in the March 18 poll.
The tribunal's verdict was given on Monday, September 25, at the Special Offences Court in Ikeja.
Lagos tribunal: Omokri makes prediction
Omokri said the challenge to Governor Sanwo-Olu's reelection "will be rightly dismissed for lack of merit".