Adeleke vs Oyetola: Supreme Court sets to deliver final judgement today

By Shola Abayomi.

The Supreme Court is set to deliver judgement today on the result of the Osun State governorship election held last year.

En route the judgement, the contestants in the suit, Ademola Adeleke of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have both remained confident of victory.

Adeleke, through his Spokesman Olawale Rasheed, said, “Our lawyers have made the points very clear that Senator Ademola Adeleke was the duly elected governor of Osun State and the tribunal has confirmed it.

“We are sure that the Supreme Court will finally stamp it by declaring Senator Ademola Adeleke as the governor of Osun State. We are confident that we shall win at the Supreme court.”

Governor Oyetola, who spoke through the APC Spokesperson in the state, Kunle Oyatomi also expressed hope of a favorable judgement.

“We are hopeful of victory at the Supreme Court. We have observed prayers in all federal constituencies of Osun State and God will answer our prayers. We won the election and the Supreme Court will surely declare Governor Gboyega Oyetola as the validly elected governor by God’s grace”, he said.

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