Opponent congratulates winner but insists he was robbed
Adedayo Akinwale in Abuja and Victor Ogunje in Ado Ekiti
Governor Kayode Fayemi of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has again defeated his rival, Kolapo Olusola of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the apex court in Nigeria on Friday upheld his victory at the 2018 Ekiti State governorship election.
However, former deputy governor of Ekiti State and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in the last governorship election, Prof. Kolapo Olusola, has congratulated Governor Kayode Fayemi on his victory at the Supreme Court but insisted the poll was rigged.
The five-man panel of the Supreme Court which heard the appeal of the PDP against the outcome of the 2018 governorship election upheld Fayemi’s election, after it dismissed the appeal of the PDP’s candidate for lacking merit.
The judgment of the five-man panel presided over by the Acting…