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The Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate in the August 9, 2014 governorship election in Osun State, Iyiola Omisore, against the election of the All Progressives Congress’ candidate, the incumbent Governor Rauf Aregbesola.

The seven-man panel of the apex court, led by Justice John Fabiyi, affirmed the concurrent judgments of the Court of Appeal in Akure‎ and the Osun State Governorship Election Tribunal, which had both affirmed Aregbesola the winner of the election.

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Justice C.C Nweze, who read the lead judgment, resolved six out of the seven issues formulated by the appellant against him.

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Only one was resolved in his favour and against the respondents.

The seven-man panel unanimously held that the appeal lacked merit and was bound to be dismissed.

 

 

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The Supreme Court is currently delivering it’s judgment in the appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate in the August 9, 2014 governorship election in Osun State, Iyiola Omisore, against the election of the All Progressives Congress’ candidate, the incumbent Governor Rauf Aregbesola.


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