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Ondo Election Tribunal Throws Out Jegede’s Petition Against Akeredolu

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The chairman of the three-member panel, Justice Umar Abubakar while turning in judgement in Akure struck out the petition of Eyitayo Jegede of the PDP for prefer of jurisdiction.

The petition filed by using Eyitayo Jegede, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, towards Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has been struck out by way of the Ondo State Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Akure.

Jegede had challenged the victory of the ruling APC and its candidate in the October 10, 2020 governorship election which noticed the re-election of Governor Akeredolu for a 2d term in office.

The chairman of the three-member panel Justice Umar Abubakar whilst handing over judgement in Akure struck out the petition of Eyitayo Jegede of the PDP for favor of Jurisdiction.

According to him  “Issue raised therein in this petition are settled the issue of internal affairs and management of a political party which this Tribunal has no jurisdiction.”

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