Tribunal Strikes Out APP’s Petition against Governor Ododo’s Election

The Kogi State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal, sitting in Abuja, has struck out the petition filed by the Action Peoples Party (APP), challenging the election of Alh. Ahmed Usman Ododo as the Governor of Kogi State.

Ododo emerged Governor of the state in the November 11, 2023 governorship election.

The decision of the tribunal followed the withdrawal of the petition by Counsel to the Petitioner, Daniel Edeachi Esq.

The application to withdraw the petition was not opposed by Counsel to Governor Ododo, Ibrahim Sanni Muhammed, SAN; Counsel to APC, DC Denwigwe, SAN and Counsel to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Kanu Agabi, SAN, respectively.

The Tribunal led by the Chairman, Hon. Justice Ado Yusuf Birnin-Kudu, upon review of the affidavit of no-objection filed by the counsels to the Respondents to the APP petition, struck out the petition.


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