Justice Inyang Edem Ekwo of the Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed a lawsuit filed by Senator Jimoh Ibrahim against Ondo State Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa’s candidacy as the All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial candidate.

The case, which primarily contested the primary election process that selected Aiyedatiwa for the upcoming governorship race, was dismissed after the Senator’s unexpected withdrawal of the suit.

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On Tuesday, May 14, Justice Ekwo had directed the APC, Aiyedatiwa, and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to present their defenses in response to the suit challenging Aiyedatiwa’s candidacy for the November 2024 election. However, during Wednesday’s session, Ibrahim’s lawyer, Mike Uche, informed the court of his client’s decision to withdraw from the case.

Ondo State Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa

Uche stated that the withdrawal notice, dated May 27 and filed on May 28, had been duly served to the defendants as required.

The defendants’ lawyers acknowledged receipt of the withdrawal notice and raised no objections.

Justice Ekwo dismissed the case entirely, noting that the parties had already engaged in the matter prior to the withdrawal.

Further details will follow.