Lagos Poll: Jandor Seeks Transfer Of Appeal To Abuja

The 2023 governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Lagos election, Abdul-Azeez Olajide Adediran, also known as Jandor, has begged the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Monica Dongbam-Mensem, to transfer the hearing of his appeal to Abuja.

In a letter dated October 23, 2023, Jandor said that the transfer would ensure fairness and objectivity devoid of potential meddling.

It was gathered that the notice was received on the same day at the office of the President of the Court of Appeal.

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INFORMATION NIGERIA recalls that on the October 13, the PDP candidate filed a 34-page notice of appeal challenging the September 25 judgment of the State Election Petition Tribunal which dismissed his petition for lacking in merit.

It was gathered that the 38-page document was filed by his legal team, led by Clement Onwuenwunor (SAN).

However, it was learnt that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu; his deputy, Obafemi Hamzat; the All Progressive Congress (APC), the Labour Party (LP) and its candidate, Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour were all listed as respondents in the notice of appeal.