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.
This was contained in a statement issued by his spokesperson, Mallam Olawale Rasheed shortly after he was sacked as the Governor of Osun state on Friday, January 27.
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, 2022 election.
“I call on our people to remain calm,” he appealed. “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.”
I join Governor Adeleke to reject the nullification of his governorship victory.