- The election tribunal has dismissed the petition of the PDP governorship candidate, Sandy Onor in Cross River state
- Onor had filed a petition after INEC declared Bassey Otu of the APC as the winner of the governorship election
- According to the tribunal, the petition of PDP and Onor challenging Governor Otu's victory lacks merit
Onor's petition against Bassey lacks merit
The PDP candidate had filed a petition challenging the declaration of Otu by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as the winner of the March 18 election.
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In its ruling on Tuesday, September 26, the tribunal dismissed Onor’s petition for lacking in merit, Nigerian Tribune reported.
“We’ll spend N5bn to renovate governor’s office”: Otu gives reason
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that Governor Otu said that he needed the sum of N5 billion to renovate the state governor’s office in Calabar, the state capital to befit his current status.
Governor Otu made this known on Friday, September 15, during an interaction session with newsmen in the state, saying that the governor’s office ought to be the signpost in the state.
The governor said he would also renovate all the state liaison offices in Abuja, Lagos and elsewhere to similarly carry the same signpost insignia.
Tribunal gives verdict on Sanwo-Olu's fate
The Lagos State Governorship Election Tribunal has upheld the return of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu as the duly elected Governor of the state.
In a judgment read by Justice Mikail Abdullahi on behalf of the three-man panel on Monday, September 25, the court dismissed the petition of the PDP and its governorship candidate, Olajide Adediran, for lacking merit.
Tribunal upholds Mutfwang's election as Plateau governor
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Plateau state has affirmed the victory of Governor Caleb Mutfwang of the PDP in the March 18 governorship election in the state.
The tribunal dismissed the petition filed by the APC and its governorship candidate in the election, Nentawe Goshwe.
Nentawe had approached the court to challenge the declaration of the PDP candidate as winner of the state's guber election.