Supreme Court Upholds Lalong’s Election As Plateau Governor

The Supreme Court has upheld the election of Simon Lalong of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as governor of Plateau State.

Jeremiah Useni of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had filed an appeal at the apex court to challenge the victory of the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the election.

His appeal was, however, struck out in a unanimous judgment of the Supreme Court delivered by Justice Adamu Galinje.

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The court held that the appellant failed to prove the allegation of non-compliance with the provisions of the Electoral Act.

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