The Court of Appeal, sitting in Abuja, will today deliver its judgement on an appeal that Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governor, Ademola Adeleke of Osun State filed to challenge the nullification of his election.
We reports that the the PDP and the All Progressives Congress (APC) backing former governor Gboyega Oyetola expect a ruling in their favour.

Recall a three-member panel of justices headed by Justice Mohammed Lawal Shuaibu had earlier reserved the appeal for judgement after the arguments of both governor Adeleke’s lawyers and former governor Oyetola of APC, who came second in the election.

The appellate court’s officials subsequently informed the parties that the matter had been fixed for hearing, more so that the constitutional 60 days for the hearing of the appeal was due.

Adeleke and PDP had then appealed the judgement of the Osun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal which sacked him from office.
would come out in flying colours.

“We are optimistic that we are going to come out in flying colours because of our iron-cast evidence before the court,” Olabisi said.

Also, the Osun State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps said it had deployed personnel to critical infrastructure in the State ahead of the judgment.

A statement by the acting Public Relations Officer of the Command, Kehinde Adeleke, said, “Ahead of Friday’s Appeal Court judgment on the matter between Governor Ademola Adeleke and Alhaji Adegboyega Oyetola; there is strategic deployment of personnel around critical infrastructure in the state.

“There will also be patrol by armed detachment of the corps in readiness for emergency response. The command is ready to prevent any breakdown of law and order arising from possible protests by aggrieved parties.”

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