Just In: Tribunal delivers judgement in favour of Adeleke, PDP

Senator Ademola Adeleke has been declared the legitimate winner of Osun state guber polls held on September 22, 2018.

TheEcho recalls that Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had earlier declared the candidate of All  Progressives Congress (APC), Gboyega Oyetola as the winner of the election on a controversial ground.

The Tribunal also declared that the September 22 re-run was illegal.

The judgment was delivered on Friday by the three-man panel onthe aftermath of the petition filed by Adeleke and his party, the PDP.

The Tribunal also ruled that PDP and Adeleke proved that it was the state Returning Officer who cancelled the results in 7 Polling Units, adding that the petitioners also proved that the Returning Officer has no power to cancel election results of a polling unit, Daily Post reports.

The Tribunal also deducted 2,029 votes from APC scores and 1,246 votes from PDP votes in 17 polling units where there was non compliance.

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