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Osun: Atiku reacts as Tribunal sacks Adeleke, declares Oyetola Governor


Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has rejected the judgement of the tribunal that sacked Governor Ademola Adeleke.

The Osun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Osogbo on Friday upturned the victory of Governor Ademola Adeleke at the July 16th 2022 governorship polls.

It also declared Adegboyega Oyetola as the winner of the election

Reacting to the verdict, Atiku urged Osun State people to continue to have faith in Governor Adeleke.

He added that Adeleke will emerge victorious at the end.

“On today’s verdict of the Election Petition Tribunal in Osun State, I stand in solidarity with the good people of Osun State who overwhelmingly voted for the Peoples Democratic Party and gave their mandate to His Excellency Governor Ademola Adeleke.

“What has happened at the tribunal today is a phase in the struggle to liberate Osun State, and I am sure that at the conclusion of the whole process, the people shall be victorious.

“I, therefore, call on the people of Osun to continue to have faith in their governor elected into office on the popular ballot.

“This light that has shone on Osun shall never go dim.”

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