Protest breaks out in Osogbo over tribunal judgement



Uba Group

Some members and supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party in Osogbo, have protested over the judgment of the tribunal.

The demonstrators marched from Jaleyemi area and converged at Orita Olaiya, under rthe flyover to express their displeasure over the tribunal’s void of Adeleke’s victory.

They carried placards with varying inscriptions such as “Tribunal Panel is not fair in their judgement’, ‘Imole has come to stay’, ‘Osun Citizens reject Oyetola’, ‘This is Injustice to Ademola Adeleke’, ‘In Imole’s mandate we stand’, among others.

The Point reports that tension has been building up in the state since the court’s majority judgment upturned Adeleke’s victory in the July 16 governorship election.

Recall that The Point had reported that the Osun State Election Petition Tribunal declared former governor Gboyega Oyetola winner of the poll after deducting over-voting at 744 polling units from the total score of Adeleke in the poll.