2022 Guber poll: We are seeking further redress at Supreme Court — APC legal Adviser


By Ismail Azeez, Osogbo

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Osun State on Sunday said that the party and its candidate for the July 16 governorship election in the state, Gboyega Oyetola have concluded plans to approach Supreme Court to seek  redress over the judgement of the Appeal Court.

Recall that the Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja had set aside the tribunal judgment that sacked Ademola Adeleke as the validly elected Governor of Osun State.

APC legal Adviser, Barrister Adegoke Ogunsola while featuring on a news and current affairs program (Oro Oselu) on Fresh FM , Osogbo, on Sunday said they would seek further redress at apex court of the land.

According to Ogunsola, the immediate past Governor, Gboyega Oyetola and his party, have grounds to appeal the Appeal Court’s decision at the Supreme Court.

Commenting of the Appeal Court decision, which overturned the tribunal’s decision that initially sacked Governor Ademola Adeleke, Barr. Ogunsola said they are going to Supreme to seek further redress.

“We have solid grounds to seek further redress at the Apex Court and we have faith in God that we would triumph.”

However, one of the legal team to Govenor Adeleke, Barrister Ashim Abioye said he has conviction that the Supreme Court will affirm the ruling of the court of appeal.

According to the Abioye, he knew from the onset that APC and its candidate, Gboyega Oyetola would fail at Appeal Court because they have no case.

He further explained that the people of the state have spoken through their votes and they have voted Governor Ademola Adeleke as their Governor.