The Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the October 10, 2020 election in Ondo State, Eyitayo Jegede has headed to the election petition tribunal.
This medium reports that Mr Jegede is heading to the court to challenge the victory of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu who was returned elected at the poll by Independent National Electoral Commission.
In the petition obtained, the former Commissioner for Justice in the state also joined INEC, the All Progressives Congress and the Deputy Governor- elect, Lucky Aiyedatiwa.
Jegede is challenging the election on four grounds.
That the election was marred by irregularities, pockets of violence and intimidation and the emergence of Akeredolu during Party’s primaries.
Ifedayo Adedipe is the lead counsel for the Governorship candidate of the PDP.