JUST IN: Supreme Court upholds Fayemi’s election as Ekiti governor

The Supreme Court on Friday upheld the election of Kayode Fayemi as Ekiti State governor.
A five-member panel of the apex court,  in a unanimous judgment, dismissed the appeal brought before it by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Kolapo Olusola Elka, in the last governorship election in EkitiKolapo Olusola Eleka.

In the lead judgment delivered by Justice John Okoro, the court held that the appeal was unmeritorious and upheld an earlier judgment of
the Court of Appeal, Abuja Division which affirmed the decision of the state governorship election petition tribunal, which held that Fayemi was validly elected as governor of the state.