The Osun state Election Petition Tribunal has declared Sen. Adeleke of the PDP the winner of the Osun 2018 Governorship Election on 22nd, March 2019.
Following the news on Tribunal’s declaration of Sen. Adeleke as the governor of Osun state, here are some things you need to know about the new governor.
1. Ademola Adeleke is a community member and philantrophist.
2. Adeleke began his political career in 2001 with his brother, Sen. Isiaka Adeleke.
3. He contested in the Osun west by election after the demise of his brother.
4. He won the election under the Peoples Democratic Party.
5. He was once a member of the All Progressive Party.
6. He decamped to the People Democratic Party in 2017.
7. On 23rd July 2018, he emerged as the governorship candidate for PDP in Osun State after defeating Akin Ogunbiyi by seven votes.
8. He lost the election to the APC candidate Gboyega Oyetola, on 22nd, September 2018.
9. He was declared by Tribunal as the governor of Osun State on 22nd, March 2019.
10. He was detained in court on Monday May 6, after honouring a police invitation at the headquarters.
11. He will appear in court on 7 May.