Breaking: Supreme Court Affirms Oyetola As Osun Governor
The Supreme Court on Friday Affirmed the candidate of the All Progressives Congress ( APC ), Gboyega Oyetola as the duly elected governor of Osun state.
Five of the seven judges on the panel were in favour of Oyetola, leaving Adeleke with just two
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had declared Oyetola winner of the Osun governorship election after a controversial rerun in September 2018.
Dissatisfied with INEC’s declaration, Ademola Adeleke, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, filed a petition against at the tribunal.
The tribunal declared Adeleke winner of the election in March. Gboyega appealed the verdict of the tribunal.
In May, the appeal court gave judgement in favour of the APC candidate.