Tribunal upholds Ododo’s election as Kogi Gov


The Kogi Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, which met in Abuja, upheld Usman Ododo’s All Progressives Congress (APC) victory in Kogi State’s governorship election on November 11.

The three-member tribunal led by Ado Birnin-Kudu held that the Social Democratic Party (SDP) and its governorship candidate, Murtala Ajaka, failed to prove their allegations that the election was marred by irregularities, manipulations and non-compliance with relevant laws.

In the lead judgment, Birnin-Kudu said the election “was conducted in substantial compliance with the Electoral Act “.