Osun State governor elect, Senator Ademola Adeleke has been sacked by the Osun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Osogbo.
In a split document of two to one, the tribunal declared that the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC), should withdraw the Certificate of Return issued to Adeleke and issue same to former Governor Adegboyega Oyetola.
The majority judgement which was read by the Chairman, Justice Tertse Kume said, “Oyetola scored the majority lawful votes of 314,931 against Adeleke’s 219,666.”
Justice Kume explained 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, Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress (APC) polled 314,941 while the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Adeleke, polled 290,266.
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