Tribunal declares Senator Yayi winner of National Assembly election

The National Assembly and State House Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal sitting in Ikeja Tuesday affirmed and declared Senator Solomon Adeola (Yayi) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of the February 23 Lagos West Senatorial constituency elections. Mr Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had filed a petition challenging emerging victory of Adeola at the elections before the tribunal. While delivering the judgment, the three-man tribunal, led by Justice Kunaza Hamidu, held that the petition filed by Rhodes-Vivour challenging the election failed as a result of the petitioner’s…

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