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COURT NULLIFIES OSUN LG ELECTIONS

A Federal High Court sitting in Osogbo has nullified the local government elections conducted by the Osun State Independent Electoral Commission (OSIEC) on October 15, 2022.

Justice Nathaniel Ayo-Emmanuel, in a judgment on Friday, said the election was held in contravention of Sections 29 & 32 of the Electoral Act, 2022.

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) had approached the court asking it to stop OSIEC from going ahead with the planned polls.

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Meanwhile, the Osun state governor-elect, Ademola Adeleke of the PDP, is to take over from the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led government in the state in about 48 hours.

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