According to The Nation, the Supreme Court has upheld the election of
Simon Lalong of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as governor of
A seven-man panel of the court was unanimous in holding that the
appellants, Jeremiah Useni of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and his
party failed to prove their case.
Justice Palu Galumje, who read the lead judgment, dismissed the appeal for lacking in merit.
Justice Galumje also dismissed the appeal filed by Lalong on the grounds
that having dismissed the appeal by Useni, the other appeal had become