Supreme Court affirms Bello as Kogi Gov as Faleke, Wada lose appeal


The Supreme Court ruled today that Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State, was duly elected governor of the state, thereby dashing the hope of James Faleke of becoming governor and that of Idris Wada getting a second tenure .

The seven-man panel of the apex court, headed by Justice Sylvester Ngwata, affirmed the election after it listened to the closing statements of all the counsels.

The apex Court said it will provide reasons for its decision on September 30.

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