Forgery: Courtroom Says Ademola Adeleke Not Certified To Contest Osun Governorship
Apr 03, 2019
The Federal Excessive Courtroom Sitting in Abuja on Tuesday nullified the nomination of Senator Ademola Adeleke as candidate of the Peoples Democratic Occasion (PDP), within the September 2018 Governorship Election in Osun State.
Adeleke was the PDP’s candidate within the 2018 governorship election in Osun state. Additionally, he at the moment represents Osun West Senatorial District on the Nationwide Meeting.
Recall that hardly few days to the 2018 governorship election in Osun, Wahab Raheem and Adam Habeeb, the duo who’re chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC), had dragged Adeleke to court docket, accusing him of not possessing the requisite instructional qualification (secondary college certificates) to contest for the workplace of governor.
They prayed the court docket for an order to disqualify Adeleke from taking part within the Sept 22 governorship election within the state on the grounds that he doesn’t possess the requisite instructional qualification.
Nonetheless, in his ruling on Tuesday, the presiding decide, Justice Oathman Musa, annulled Adeleke’s nomination on the grounds that Adeleke offended part 177 of the 1999 structure as amended.
The part stipulated that candidates for the place of governor should be educated as much as secondary college degree.
In accordance with him, whereas the court docket’s findings confirmed that Adeleke entered secondary college in 1976, there was no file to point out that he truly graduated as his identify was not seen within the college’s register from 1980.
Justice Musa additional said that the consequence Adeleke connected to his type CF001 which he submitted to the Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC) was faux, because it was discovered to be completely different from the one introduced to the court docket by the principal of Ede Muslim Excessive College, Ede, Osun State.
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