Ademola Adeleke Faces Fresh Hurdle


Osun PDP guber candidate, Senator Ademola Adeleke   had new challenge thrown his way on 26th of Friday when  two APC members-Akinwale Olaniyi and Akinjide Monsuru approached the Federal High Court,  Abuja. They were asking the court to decide whether Ademola Adeleke  is still qualified to remain in the senate having been found guilty of forging the Secondary School Certificate he used in contesting election. This is contained in a suit marked FHC/ABJ/CS/462/2019 and filed by Akinwale Olaniyi and Akinjide Monsuru.  Global Excellence learned the other respondents are the Peoples Democratic Party, the Senate, Senate President and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).The court was asked to decide whether with the combined provisions of Sect. 65 (2) (a) of the Constitution and the judgment of the FCT High Court delivered April 2, Adeleke still qualified to occupy the seat.

Justice Othman Musa of the FCT High Court had in the said  judgment declared the Secondary School Certificate presented by Adeleke to INEC as fake. Adeleke approached the Court of Appeal, Abuja to challenge the decision of the court.