The court of appeal sitting in Akure, the Ondo state capital, will any moment from now sit on the case between candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC inthe last governorship election in the state, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Eyitayo Jegede.
Jegede had earlier filed a petition at the state governorship election tribunal to challenge the declaration of Akeredolu as winner of the election.
Addressing newsmen earlier today, chairman of the state APC, Ade Adetimehin and PDP spokesperson in the state, Kennedy Peretei, confirmed to newsmen that the judgement would be delivered virtually.
Meanwhile, security agencies are seen patrolling the state capital to forestall possible breakdown of law and order by some suspected political thugs.
Authorities in Namibia have announced tight measures to limit the spread of coronavirus after a recent spike in infections and deaths.
Speaking in a televised broadcast, President Hage Geingob announced a two-week lockdown of the capital Windhoek, which has recorded more than half of the Covid-19 infections in the country.
President Geingob revealed that no movement would be allowed in and out of the capital for the duration and as well suspended physical learning in schools in affected areas up to June 30.
Information has it that Namibia recently experienced a surge in coronavirus cases including a death rate that has been among the highest per capita in the continent.
Nigeria recorded 17 new covid-19 infections in the past 24 hours, bringing the country’s total tally to 167 thousand and 95.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, made the announcement via a series of post on its official social media handle.
According to the health agency, Lagos had the highest number of 13 cases, while rivers followed with three cases and Gombe had only one case.
It added that the number of those treated and discharged stood at 163 thousand, 483, while death toll remained at 2,117 as of June 15.