Justice Kudirat Kekere-Ekun, leading a panel of five man Justices, dismissed the appeals following their withdrawals.
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Lawal, who formally declared his intention to contest the 2023 gubernatorial election, averred that the current administration of Governor Dapo Abiodun in the state had failed and needed to be replaced at the polls.
In a press release by its Publicity Sub-Committee, IMCOSA stated that the luncheon is to kickstart activities marking the 70th anniversary of the College founded in 1950 by the Muslim Community in Ijebu Ode.
Lawal, who is eyeing the governorship seat on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, has often commended Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibiunle Amosun, as the best in the history of the state, being the only one who has taken Ogun State’s IGR beyond that of previous administrations.
He said: “It is a difficult decision to make for those of us from this part of Ogun State. We want one of our own to become the next governor. But we must not sacrifice quality and good governance on the altar of selfish desires.
The leaders insisted that a pressure group with no constitutional role in the APC should not arrogate the power of picking candidates to itself.