There has been wild jubilation across Ondo State since the Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Akure, the state capital, upheld the victory of the state Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, in the October 10, 2020 election.
The tribunal on Tuesday dismissed the petition of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Eyitayo Jegede, SAN, for lack of merit and for being fundamentally defective.
Elated by the judgement of the Tribunal, the people of the state have been trooping out enmass to celebrate the victory of Governor Akeredolu who they voted overwhelmingly in the last governorship election.
At the Government House gate, Alagbaka, Akure, the Governor’s convoy was stopped by a highly elated crowd of people who stormed the government house ground to rejoice with their Governor.
They were singing various songs of praises to God for giving the day to the Governor, adding that it was a victory for all the people of the state.
At Emure Junction, the Governor’s convoy was also stopped by visibly jubilant people who welcome him into his hometown, Owo, with songs, pomp and pageantry.
The joyful crowd followed the convoy to the residence of Governor Akeredolu in Owo, where they danced and sang to various songs in expression of their joy over the victory of the governor at the tribunal.