courts upheld Mimiko victory
the judgement deliver its ruling confirmed the election that brought Iroko into power. Some opposition parties in Ondo state had contested the legitimacy of the last governorship election in state at the election tribunal. The Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, and its Candidate, Rotimi Akeredolu; and Olusola Oke, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP; are contesting the result of last year's governorship election declared in favour of the current governor of the state and the Labour Party, LP.
The petitions of Congress for Progressive Change, CPC, and its candidate, Soji Ehinlanwo, faced some challenges leading to its indefinite adjournment.