Just In: Supreme Court Affirms Sanwo-Olu’s Election
Just In: Supreme Court Affirms Sanwo-Olu’s Election

The Supreme Court has certified the election of the Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu nullifying every claim by opposing parties in the concluding 2023 Gubernatorial election.

Just In: Supreme Court Affirms Sanwo-Olu’s Election

Sanwo-Olu’s victory was upheld by the tribunal and Appeal Court in the state.

The kernel of the case of the Labour Party candidate in the election, Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour, is on Sanwo-Olu’s running mate qualification.

He claimed that the deputy governor, Obafemi Hamzat, had renounced his citizenship as a Nigerian.

The court held that Sanwo-Olu’s deputy is a Nigerian by birth

The court added renouncation of citizenship of a citizens by birth must be registered by the Nigerian president, adding that the appellant did not provide an evidence to that effect.

The court, however, dismissed the appeal by the Labour Party Candidate for lacking in merit.

Abdulazeez Adediran, popularly known as Jandor, of the PDP on his part, contended that the name Sanwo-Olu submitted to INEC was different from that contained in his WAEC certificate.

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