Akeredolu Vs Abraham: Supreme Court Delivers Judgement Today

The Supreme Court of Nigeria will today deliver judgment on the appeal of Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu against the victory of Dr. Olusegun Abraham at the Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal on the validity of the pre-election suit and service of same on Akeredolu.

The suit was earlier filed at the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court by Dr. Abraham before Justice Nnamidi Dimgba.

Abraham premised the suit on alleged irregularities in the state’s All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary on September 3, 2016 in Akure, the state capital.

Today’s Supreme Court decision will determine whether or not a pre-election suit filed by a dissatisfied contestant in a primary election before the general elections was conducted is valid and if it can be validly served on the party sponsoring the candidate in the election pursuant to an order of substituted service made by the court hearing the matter.

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