March 27, 2023

Election: Court Sacks Adeleke As Governor

The Osun Election Petition Tribunal in Osogbo, Osun State capital, Today has ordered that the certificate of returns given to the state governor, Senator Ademola Adeleke be withdrawn with immediate effect.


Justice Tertsea KumeThe Presiding Judge of the panel, while reading the judgement in Osogbo, stated that the conduct of the election was not in compliance with the electoral act.


She stated that there was overvoting in six polling units during the election and maintained that, after the deduction of valid votes vast from the over-voting at these polling units, Adegboyega Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress (APC) polled 314,941 while the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Ademola Adeleke polled 290,266.

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