- Security has been beefed up around the court where members of the tribunal are to deliver judgment
- A bomb disposal vehicle and more contingent of policemen were also positioned around the court house where judgment is to be delivered
As the Lagos Governorship Election Petition Tribunal prepares to rule on the petition filed by the Labour Party (LP) candidate, Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour, and his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Azeez Olajideca.k.a. Jandor, against his election and Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Lagos Deputy Governor Dr. Obafemi Hamzat has arrived at the Rosaline Omotoso Court house, Ikeja.
Around 9.20 in the morning, Hamzat and a few assistants arrived at the tribunal.
He sat behind the bench reserved for solicitors in the court with a close ally.
Around the court, where members of the panel will render judgement, security has been stepped up.
The tribunal members include Justice Arum Igyen Ashom, Justice Mikhail Abdullahi and Justice I.P. Braimoh.
As early as 7.00 am, a large contingent of policemen in combat gears were seen at the roundabout near Lagos University Teaching Hospital ( LASUTH), Ikeja to ensure security.
A bomb disposal vehicle and more contingent of policemen were also positioned around the court house where judgment is to be delivered.
The police and the security personnel of the Ikeja High Court screened all those coming in.
They stopped political supporters from accessing the court