The Apex Court has upheld the re-election of Aminu Masari of Katsina State and Udom Emmanuel of Akwa-Ibom State and the elections of six other governors on Wednesday.
In the case of Katsina State, Justice Iyang Okoro, held that the appellant, Senator Garba Lado of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) did not prove beyond a reasonable doubt that Masari did not qualify to participate in the election.
Similarly, the Supreme Court sealed the re-election of Udom Emmanuel of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the Governor of Akwa-Ibom State.
In his ruling, Justice Datijp Muhammad held that the appeal by Mr Nsima Ekere of the All Progressives Congress (APC) lacked merit and is dismissed.
The six other governors whose elections were upheld are:
Dapo Abiodun (Ogun)
Abdullahi Sule (Nasarawa)
David Umahi (Ebonyi)
Babajide Sanwo-Olu (Lagos)
Seyi Makinde (Oyo)
Nasir el-Rufai (Kaduna)