The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has affirmed the victory of Governor Dapo Abiodun in the March 9, gubernatorial election in Ogun state.
In affirming Abiodun’s victory, the tribunal led by Justice Yusuf Halilu declared that the petitioner, Hon. Abdulkabir Adekunle Akinlade of the Allied People’s Movement (APM) “did not only failed, but also irredeemably failed to prove” his case against Abiodun of the All Progressives Congress(APC).
The Tribunal chairman, Justice Yusuf Halilu held that Akinlade’s petition ” is destined to fail, it failed and is hereby dismissed.”
Already, jubilation and dancing are on at Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.
The jubilant are supporters of Dapo Abiodun and members of the All Progressives Congress(APC) who since morning surged into Isabo, waiting for the outcome of the petition.