BREAKING: CJN constitutes Supreme Court panel on Osun election appeal

The Supreme Court has constituted the panel to hear the appeal for the July 16, 2022 governorship election in Osun State.

This was contained in a document signed by Chief Justice of Nigeria, Olukayode Ariwoola which was seen by WesternPost.

The panel has Justice John Inyang Okoro, Justice Lawal Garba, Justice Adamu Jauro, Justice Tijjani Abubakar and Justice Emmanuel Agim.

According to the document, sitting will commence on Monday.

All Progressives Congress Candidate Gboyega Oyetola had approached the election petition tribunal after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had declared Governor Ademola Adeleke of the Peoles Democratic Party (PDP) the winner of the election.

Adeleke polled 403,371 votes, winning in 17 of the 30 local government areas in the state.

The tribunal had on January  27, voided the July 16, 2022, election that produced Adeleke of the PDP as the elected governor.

The tribunal’s judgement was however overturned by the appeal court on March 24, ruling that Adeleke won the election.

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