“Judicial Voodoo”: PDP's Shehu Sani Reacts as Tribunal Sacks Adeleke as Osun Governor

“Judicial Voodoo”: PDP's Shehu Sani Reacts as Tribunal Sacks Adeleke as Osun Governor

  • The Election Petition Tribunal chaired by Justice Tertse Kume, has sacked the Osun state governor, Senator Ademola Adeleke
  • The majority judgement of two judges against one ordered that the Certificate of Return should be withdrawn from Adeleke and issued to Adegboyega Oyetola
  • The tribunal sacked Adeleke for overvoting in some polling units across the state, as mixed reactions trail the development in the polity

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Politician and human rights activist, Senator Shehu Sani has reacted to the tribunal order which sacked Ademola Adeleke as the governor of Osun state.

The former Kaduna Central lawmaker, took to his Twitter page to share his opinion on the trending matter.

Senator Shehu Sani, Osun Election Tribunal, Ademola Adeleke, Governor of Osun State, Gboyega Oyetola
Shehu Sani reacts as court sacks Governor Adeleke. Photo credit: Senator Shehu Sani, Osun State Government
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Sani reacts to Tribunal judgement

Sani, in his reaction on Friday, January 27, described the tribunal judgement as a dangerous signal for the 2023 elections.

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He tweeted;

"Osun state; a dangerous signal for the 2023 elections. A peoples mandate beheaded by Judicial voodoo."

Legit.ng recalls that the Election Petition Tribunal in Osun State on Friday, January 27, declared Adegboyega Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of the July 16 governorship election in the state.

Nigerians react

Nigerians took to the comment section of the politician's Twiiter page to react to the development.

Here are a few reactions:

@Dkingzman tweeted;

"That judgement will not stand."

@macburnertunes tweeted:

"We await the appeal court ruling."

@streakme03 tweeted:;

"Please stop heating up the polity sir, allow the court to decide as @AAdeleke_01 can still appeal the judgement."

@Rhashydah tweeted;

"It’s sad. Corruption has eaten deep in our system. No fair justice."

@joeomo2001 tweeted;

"When it favours you, justice is rightly served but when otherwise, it's a cry of wolf."

Osun Polls: Gov Adeleke exposes Oyetola’s plot to buy over election tribunal

Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that fresh revelations emerged over the election tribunal proceedings in Osun state.

Incumbent governor, Ademola Adeleke accused his predecessor Gboyega Oyetola of trying to buy over the juries.

He had, however, expressed optimism that the people's mandate will stand and prevail at the end of the day.

Adeleke Speaks on 2023 Presidential Election, Reveals How Atiku Can Win Poll

Governor Ademola Adeleke of Osun state, on Wednesday, January 25, said that female voters are important to the success of Atiku Abubakar, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) standard-bearer, in the forthcoming presidential election, slated for Saturday, February 25.

Adeleke made this disclosure while addressing party supporters at the inauguration of Organising For Atiku Abubakar Development Agenda, (OFAADA), in Osogbo, on Wednesday.

The governor urged all females to join what he called the "liberation campaign" against All Progressives Congress, (APC).

Source: Legit.ng

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