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Jegede Files Petition Against Governor Akeredolu’s Victory In Ondo Election
Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, Eyitayo Jegede
The Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Eyitayo Jegede has filed a petition at the tribunal challenging the victory of Governor-Elect, Rotimi Akeredolu.
Jegede who faulted the emergence of Akeredolu during Party’s primaries, also alleged that the election was marred by irregularities and pockets of violence and intimidation.
The PDP governorship candidate also asked the tribunal to declare him winner of the election following the issues he raised in his petition.
Other defendants in the petition are; the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) the All Progressives Congress and the Deputy Govenor- elect, Lucky Aiyedatiwa.