Supreme Court upholds Oyetola’s victory at the poll Supreme Court upholds Oyetola’s victory at the poll
  By Our Reporter The Supreme Court has upheld the victory of Gboyega Oyetola at the Osun governorship election. The court dismissed the appeal... Supreme Court upholds Oyetola’s victory at the poll

 

By Our Reporter

The Supreme Court has upheld the victory of Gboyega Oyetola at the Osun governorship election.

The court dismissed the appeal by candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the election, Senator Ademola Adeleke.

The Supreme Court, in a majority decision of five-to-two, read by Justice Olabode Rodes-Vivour, held that the failure of a member of the election tribunal, Justice Peter Obiora to sit on February 6, 2019 rendered the entire proceedings and the judgment given by the tribunal a nullity.

The court upheld the majority judgment of the Court of Appeal, which upheld the victory Adegboyega Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the Governor of Osun State.

 

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