January 24, (THEWILL) – The Osun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal hearing the petition filed by former governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, against the victory of Senator Ademola Adeleke, as governor, during the July 16th, 2022 governorship election, has fixed Friday, January 27, 2023, for judgement on the matter.
Oyetola had dragged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Gov Ademola Adeleke and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), before the tribunal, alleging over voting in 749 polling units and challenging the qualifications of Adeleke.
The sitting of the tribunal was concluded on January 13, 2023, after adoption of final written addresses of parties involved as the chairman of the panel, Justice Tertse Kume, declared that the judgement date will be communicated to parties through their lawyers.
However, the tribunal, in a notice signed by its Secretary, David Umaru, said the judgement shall hold on Friday, January 27, 2023, at 9 am.
“Petition number, EPT/OS/GOV/01/2022 between Adegboyega Isiaka Oyetola and Other ADEGBOYEGA ISIAKA and Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and two others, the judgement shall hold on Friday 27th January 2023 at 9AM”, the notice read.