Osun: A/Court Upturns Tribunal’s Verdict, Affirms Adeleke’s Election
POLITICS DIGEST – The Court of Appeal in Abuja has set aside the January 27, 2023 judgment of the Osun Governorship Election Tribunal, which voided the victory of Ademola Adeleke at the election held on July 16, 2022.
In a judgment a moment ago, a three-member panel of the appellate court, presided over by Justice Mohammed Shuaibu, held that Gboyega Oyetola and his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) – listed as the first and second respondents – failed to prove their allegation of over voting before the election tribunal.
The judgment was on the appeal filed by Adeleke, marked: CA/AK/EPT/GOV/01/2023.
The court is delivering judgment in the cross-appeal filed by Oyetola and the APC.
There other two appeals in respect of which the court will still deliver judgment. They are the appeals by the PDP and INEC.