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Osun Guber Election Result: Appeal Court Appoints Justice Mohammed Sanwalu, 4 Others As Panel To Rule - TheCityPulseNews.com
President of Appeal court has set up a 5-man team panel to rule over Osun State gubenatorial election which has led the two political gladiators of the state, Gboyega Oyetola and Ademola Adeleke, the two principal contenders in that election, approached the Court of Appeal for solace.The panel has Justice mohammad Sanwalu as the chairman and four others. Without mincing words, the governor of Osun state, Mr Gboyega Oyetola and his arc-rival in the September 22, 2018 governorship election, Senator Ademola Adeleke of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) are presently in tension following the unfavourable judgment of the election petition tribunal and the Bwari High Court, Abuja. Exactly six months after the gubernatorial election, the election petition tribunal sitting in Apo, Abuja, on March 22, 2019, delivered judgment in favour of Adeleke, directing that the certificate of return be withdrawn from Oyetola while a new certificate should be issued to Adeleke immediately. Apparently shocked by the pronouncement of the tribunal, some groups, allegedly sponsored by the state government, stormed Oshogbo, the capital of Osun state to protest the judgment of the tribunal that nullified the election of Oyetola.Later, Oyetola went to challenge the judgment of the tribunal at the appellate …