BREAKING: Osun Tribunal Sacks Governor #Adeleke, Orders Oyetola’s Return – #Davido
BREAKING: Osun Tribunal Sacks Governor #Adeleke, Orders #Oyetola’s Return – #Davido—TheTimes Nigeria reports that the Osun Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Osogbo on Friday declared Adegboyega Oyetola as the lawful winner of the July 16th, 2022 elections, having found ‘proof’ of over-voting.
TGM gathered that with this verdict, Governor Ademola Adeleke has been sacked from office.
Justice Tetsea Kume, while delivering a majority decision declared that INEC did not comply substantially with the Constitution and the provisions of the Electoral Act.
He subsequently deducted the over-voting observed from the votes scored by the candidates and declared that Oyetola won the election, having polled 314, 921, while Adeleke’s score came down to 290, 266.
He directed INEC to withdraw Adeleke’s certificate of return and issued another one to Oyetola who won a majority of the lawful votes.
Meanwhile, a minority decision by one of the judges is being read as at the time of filing this report.