The supreme court has affirmed the election of Ademola Adeleke as the Osun state governor elect.
Delivering judgment on Tuesday, a five-member panel of the apex court held that the court of appeal correctly reinstated Adeleke as governor
The apex court, in its judgment read by Justice Emmanuel Agim, also upheld the Appeal Court’s judgment which upheld the election of Adeleke as the state governor.
The apex court held that the appellant failed to adduce enough evidence to prove his allegation of over voting in the July 16, 2022 governorship poll.
In his remarks after the judgement, Governor Ademola Adeleke while addressing Osun people declared the judgement as a victory for democracy.
He thank his supporters and all Nigerians for their support and prayers.
He dedicated the victory to God, promising to remain God-driven, walking in the fear of God.