Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola, Osun state governor-elect, has received the certificate of return from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Oyetola was given the certificate of return at the INEC office in Osogbo, the Osun state capital on Wednesday, October 3, by Oluwatoyin Babalola, director of legal services, who represented Prof Mahmood Yakubu, chairman of the commission.
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Oyetola, contested on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and defeated the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Ademola Adeleke.
Recall that Legit.ng Senator Ademola Adeleke, governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun state, described the rerun election in seven units of the state as a ‘coup'.
Adeleke who disclosed this on telephone said that supporters of the PDP were being denied access to ballot papers in the governorship rerun election.
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“What is happening in Osun state now is not an election. What we have is a coup. That is what we are witnessing now. Our supporters are being harassed and are not allowed to vote at all. Let the whole world know that this is not democracy.”
Legit.ng also reported that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in the evening of Thursday, September 27, officially declared Adegboyega Isiaka Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the winner of the Osun governorship election.
Meanwhile, Adeleke has threatened to go to court to get back his stolen mandate.
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