Judgment day for Sanwo-Olu, Rhodes-Vivour, Jandor


Sanwo-Olu, Jandor and Rhodes-Vivour

By Kazeem Ugbodaga

The Lagos State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal will today deliver judgement in the election dispute between Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his challengers over the outcome of the 2023 governorship poll in the state.

Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour of the Labour Party and Olajide Adediran, popularly known as Jandor are challenging INEC’s declaration of Sanwo-Olu as winner of the March 18, 2023 governorship election in Lagos.

The Justice Arum Ashom-led panel had communicated to the to parties on Saturday that it would deliver judgment in the matter today.

Related News

On August 12, lawyers in the petitions adopted their final written addresses before the tribunal.

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had declared Sanwo-Olu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of the March 18 governorship election.

Sanwo-Olu had won the election by a landslide, defeating Rhodes-Vivour of the Labour Party, who came second.

The Lagos State Governor polled 762,134 votes to beat Rhodes-Vivour, who scored 312,329 votes. Jide Adediran (Jandor) of the PDP came a distant third, polling 62,449 votes.

Load more