The Court of Appeal in Lagos on Saturday dismissed an enchantment filed by Labour Social gathering (LP) difficult the judgment of the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal which affirmed the election of Babajide Sanwo-Olu has the Governor of Lagos State.
The Appellate Court, in a unanimous choice, held that the enchantment lodged by LP lacked advantage.
Labour Social gathering and its governorship candidate, Ifagbemi Awamaridi, had appealed the judgment of Election Petition Tribunal delivered on September 23, 2019, insisting that Governor Sanwo-Olu was not certified to contest the election held in March 2019, and that the Governor didn’t win the election.
The respondents are the Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC), Governor Sanwo-Olu, All Progressives Congress (APC), INEC Residential Electoral Commissioner, the Returning Officer for the Lagos State Governorship Election, the States Commissioner of Police and the Nigerian Military.
However Justice Hannatu Sankey, who learn the lead judgement of the 5-man panel of Justices of Appeal Court, particularly affirmed the selections reached by the Governorship Tribunal.
In line with the Court, the appellant (Labour Social gathering) failed to supply any oral or documentary proof by witnesses and different channels to determine the truth that Governor Sanwo-Olu was not certified to contest the election or didn’t win the Governorship election.