The apex court will decide the fate of Oyetola and Adeleke in Abuja today and there is tension on both sides.
Ademola Adeleke and Gboyega Oyetola
The Supreme Court will today, Thursday, July 5, 2019 rule on the result of the last year’s governorship election in Osun State.
The contest has been between the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Ademola Adeleke and the All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate Gboyega Oyetola, who is the sitting Governor.
The apex court will decide the fate of Oyetola and Adeleke in Abuja today.
It was earlier reported that the matter was fixed till July 5.
Adeleke, had, through his Spokesman Olawale Rasheed, expressed confidence that the court will rule in their favour, saying, “Our lawyers have made the points very clear that Senator Ademola Adeleke was the duly elected governor of Osun State and the tribunal has confirmed it.
“We are sure that the Supreme Court will finally stamp it by declaring Senator Ademola Adeleke as the governor of Osun State. We are confident that we shall win at the Supreme court.”
Spokesperson for the APC, Kunle Oyatomi, in the State, also said, “We are hopeful of victory at the Supreme Court.
"We have observed prayers in all federal constituencies of Osun State and God will answer our prayers. We won the election and the Supreme Court will surely declare Governor Gboyega Oyetola as the validly elected governor by God’s grace.”