Ondo Election. Tribunal Throws Out Jegede’s Petition Against Akeredolu
The Ondo State Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Akure has dismissed the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candida Eyitayo Jegede against Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Jegede had challenged the victory of the ruling APC and its candidate in the October 10, 2020 governorship election which saw the re-election of Governor Akeredolu for a second term in office.
“Issue raised therein in this petition are settled issue of internal affairs and Management of a political party which this Tribunal has no Jurisdiction”, Ondo Tribunal rules.