APC Reacts As Tribunal Sacks Adeleke, Says Judgment Reflects Buhari's Legacy of Credible Poll
- The APC has reacted to the tribunal ruling that sacked Governor Ademola Adeleke of the PDP in Osun and declared Gboyega Oyetola as the authentic winner of the July 2022 election in the state
- Felix Morka, the spokesperson of the ruling party described the judgment as the reflection of true democracy and the will of the people of Osun
- The tribunal has sacked Ademola Adeleke of the PDP after establishing that there was over-voting at some polling units
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FCT, Abuja - The All Progressives Congress (APC) has reacted to the ruling on the Tribunal that sacked Governor Ademola Adeleke in Osun State.
The tribunal established that Adeleke, who was declared the winner of the June 2022 governorship election in Osun, emerged with overvoting results.
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After deducting the results established to be from overvoting, the remaining figure showed that Oyetola won the poll and the tribunal declared him the winner.
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The court subsequently ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to withdraw the certificate of Governor Ademola Adeleke and issue the same to Oyetola.
But reacting to the judgment on the APC verified Twitter page, the spokesperson of the APC, Felix Morka, described the development as a true representation of democracy.
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The statement reads in part:
"The All Progressives Congress (APC) heartily congratulates Governor Adegboyega Oyetola, our Party faithful, and the good people of Osun State on the resounding victory at the Election Tribunal earlier today.
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“The Tribunal’s verdict represents victory for democracy and the rule of law. It is a categorical affirmation of the will of the Osun electorate as expressed at the polls.
“The peaceful conduct of the Osun governorship election and effective recourse procedures are eloquent testaments to our Party’s commitment to bequeathing a legacy of credible elections and independent and fair dispensation of electoral justice.
“The Tribunal’s findings and verdict on the pivotal question of over-voting yet again underscores the massive significance of the programme of electoral reform, and new and efficient technologies implemented by the APC administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.
“Again, congratulations to the triumphant people of Osun State.”
See the tweet here:
Jubilation takes over Osun as Oyetola shows new dancing skills with traditional vibes after defeating Adeleke
Legit.ng earlier reported that Gboyega Oyetola of the APC has been declared the authentic winner of the July 2022 Osun at the tribunal on Friday.
Oyetola, who is often referred to as Baba Jeje, was seen taking new dance steps with some traditional vibes.
The APC chieftain's mood was seen immediately after the tribunal sacked Governor Ademola Adeleke of Osun state.