Adeleke reacts after losing to Oyetola at tribunal, vows to appeal jugdement
Osun State Governor, Ademola Adeleke, has reacted to his defeat at the Osun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Osogbo.
The tribunal on Friday, upturned Adeleke’s win at the July 16th 2022 governorship polls.
However, in a statement signed by his spokesman, Mallam Olawale Rasheed, the governor described it as a miscarriage of justice.
The statement read: “The Executive Governor of Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke has described the judgement of the governorship tribunal as ” a miscarriage of justice”, vowing to challenge the ruling at the Court of Appeal.
“Reacting to the verdict of the Tribunal from his country home, Ede, Governor Adeleke faulted the resolution of the over-voting question in favour of Mr Oyetola, calling it “an unfair interpretation against the will of majority of voters”
“While urging his supporters to remain calm, Governor Adeleke vowed to appeal the judgement at the Court of Appeal, insisting he remains the rightful winner of the July 16 election.
“I call on our people to remain calm. We will appeal the judgement and we are sure justice will be done. Let our people be reassured that we will do everything possible to retain this widely acclaimed mandate”, Governor Adeleke declared.”