The Supreme Court has upheld the election of Yahaya Bello as the Governor of Kogi State.
In its Judgment, delivered Monday, August 31, the Apex Court disagreed with the appeal filed by the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Kogi Governorship Election, Musa Wada..
The appeal was predicated on five grounds.
Mr Wada claimed that the election held on November 16, 2019, was characterised with serious electoral infractions; rigging and over-voting.
He averred that Governor Bello didn’t secure the highest number of valid ote.s In the election to be declared thw winner.
Aside from the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, other members of the panel included Justices Olabode Rhodes-Vivour, Sylvester Ngwuta, Kudirat Kekere-Ekun, Inyang Okoro, Amina Augie, Uwani Abba-Aji.