Eyitayo Jegede reinstated as Ondo PDP governorship candidate by appeal court

Justice Ibrahim Saulawa of the Appeal court in Abuja has ordered the reinstatement of as the rightful candidate of in this Saturday, November 26th, governorship election.


This judgment nullifies the candidature of billionaire businesman, , who before now was recognized by INEC as the party’s candidate.

Delivering judgment in an appeal filed by Jegede, Justice Saulawa set aside the October 14th ruling by Justice Okon Abang which recognized Jimoh Ibrahim as the PDP candidate for the election.

Jimoh belongs to the Ali Modu Sheriff-led faction of the party while Eyitayo Jegede belongs to the Ahmed Makarfi-led faction of the party.

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