The suit seeking to disqualify Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola from contesting the Osun Gubernatorial election filed by Osun APC Chieftain , Moshood Adeoti has been dismissed by a federal high court , sitting in Abuja.

Written by on July 14, 2022

The Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed a suit seeking the disqualification of Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, as the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for the July 16 governorship election scheduled to hold in the state.

Delivering Judgement, Justice Inyang Ekwo, stated that the plaintiff, Moshood Adeoti, failed to support the process with relevant laws, and as such, showed no cause of action in the suit which makes it a gross abuse of court process.

Adeoti , a Chieftain of the APC was one of the aspirants in the February 19 APC governorship primary for the state but lost the ticket to Governor Oyetola.

He then filed the case seeking the governor’s disqualification through his legal team led by a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Chiesonu Okpoko.


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