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Court Takes Decision On Senator Adeleke’s Governorship Eligibility

The Court of Appeal, Akure, on Saturday affirmed the eligibility of Senator Ademola Adeleke, Osun State’s governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to stand for election as Governor.

Not satisfied with the high court decision, the runner-up in the gubernatorial primary election, Dr. Akin Ogunbiyi, proceeded to the appellate court to challenge it.

The Appeal Court agreed with Adeleke and consequently dismissed the appeal on three grounds.

The court also held that the matter was brought in outside the stipulated 14 days, after the conduct of the primary election.

The Osun State Governorship Election Tribunal, had in a spilt judgment, declared Adeleke winner of the governorship election.

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Hilda Dendubaje Iliyas (Born March 29, 1995), is a Lagos based O.A.P, blogger, writer, and Model. She is originally from Mubi in Mubi South local government area of Adamawa state. She acquired her B. A at the University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State and currently works at Fliptv, Ogba, Lagos.
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