BREAKING: Osun Election Tribunal Sacks Adeleke, Declares Oyetola Winner

The Osun state governorship election tribunal has declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Gboyega Oyetola, as the winner of the election.

BREAKING: Osun Election Tribunal Sacks Adeleke, Declares Oyetola Winner

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.

More details to follow…

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