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Makinde Vs Adelabu: Tribunal To Deliver Judgement On Monday



The Oyo Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Iyaganku, Ibadan, will tomorrow deliver judgment on the petition filed by the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, Oloye Adebayo Adelabu, against Governor Seyi Makinde of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

According to Insideoyo news,  all is now set for Justice Suraju Muhammadu-led tribunal to judgement after the adoption of final written addresses by the two parties on the petition last August 23.

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The tribunal petition dated March 29, 2019, has Justices Musa Bazza and Elizabeth Orji as members. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had returned Governor Makinde as winner of the March 9, 2019 governorship poll, having scored 515,621 votes to defeat Adelabu, who polled 357,982 votes. Adelabu was a deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

The results of the election as announced by INEC showed that Makinde won the election in 28 out of the 33 local government areas of the state, while Adelabu won in the remaining five local government areas.