Supreme court affirms Obaseki as Edo gov
The supreme court has upheld the election of Godwin Obaseki as the governor of Edo, dismissing an appeal filed by Osagie Ize – Iyamu , the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the state ’ s 2016 governorship election.
Ize- Iyamu had challenged the decision of the appeal court which affirmed the position of Obaseki as governor .
A seven – man panel of judges led by Walter Onnoghen , chief justice of Nigeria , gave this judgment on Monday .
However , it said it would give reasons for its decision on July 24 .
Source: The Punch