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Osun: “Sad Day For Democracy”– Shehu Sani Reacts To Adeleke’s Sack

Shehu Sani
Senator Shehu Sani

Former Kaduna Central lawmaker, Senator Shehu Sani has described the ruling of the tribunal which sacked Ademola Adeleke as the Governor of Osun State as a ‘sad day for democracy’.

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iBrandtv reports that the Election Petition Tribunal in Osun State on Friday countered the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) which had declared Ademola Adeleke of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) winner of the poll.

Justice Tertse Kume in his ruling declared Oyetola Adegboyega of the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of the July 16 governorship election in the state.

The tribunal in a majority judgment of two judges against one ordered that the Certificate of Return should be withdrawn from Adeleke and issued to Oyetola.

The tribunal sacked Adeleke for the case of overvoting in some polling units across the State.

Justice Kume declared that INEC did not comply substantially with the Constitution and the provisions of the Electoral Act.

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However, joining a host of other Nigerians, Sani in his reaction insist that what happened in Osun State is equal to judicial magic, adding that the development is sad for democracy.

The Senator wrote: “Osun state; Judicial magic. A sad day for Democracy.”


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