Obaseki Wins APC At Supreme Court

 Supreme Court on Friday struck out the appeal filed by the All Progressive Congress (APC) and its candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, against the outcome of the September 19, 2020 governorship election, which returned Mr. Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as Governor of Edo State, for lacking in merit.

In a unanimous judgment delivered by Justice Emmanuel Agim, the apex court affirmed the decision of the Court of Appeal which upheld the election of Governor Obaseki.

The Supreme agreed completely with the judgment of the lower courts that the appellants did not placed sufficient material evidence to upturned the decision.

Meanwhile, the court has slammed a cost of N1million against the APC candidate


Chris Kehinde Nwandu is the Editor In Chief of CKNNEWS || He is a Law graduate and an Alumnus of Lagos State University, Lead City University Ibadan and Nigerian Institute Of Journalism || With over 2 decades practice in Journalism, PR and Advertising, he is a member of several Professional bodies within and outside Nigeria || Member: Institute Of Chartered Arbitrators ( UK ) || Member : Institute of Chartered Mediators And Conciliation || Member : Nigerian Institute Of Public Relations || Member : Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria || Fellow : Institute of Personality Development And Customer Relationship Management || Member and Chairman Board Of Trustees: Guild Of Professional Bloggers of Nigeria

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