Dancing Senator Ademola Adeleke, Davido Uncle Dragged To Court For Presenting Fake Certificate For Election
The Legal battle against gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last governorship election in Osun state, Senator Ademola Adeleke yesterday took a new dimension. Three members of his party yesterday dragged him and the party before a Federal High Court, Osogbo for allegedly presenting fake certificate for the purpose of the election.
Initiators of the suit, Awoosiyan Olalekan, Ojejade Thomas and Awodire Sina joined the Independent National Electoral Commission and the Peoples Democratic Party in the fresh suit against Ademola.
They are asking the court through their lawyer, Gboyega Oyewole, SAN to void votes allocated to Adeleke which made him winner of the party’s primary election, his nomination and subsequent participation in the governorship election as the PDP candidate on account of ineligibility, false information and submission of false documents.
Besides, they asked the court for “an order replacing the name of the 1st defendant (Adeleke) with the name of Dr. Akin Ogunbiyi, the 1st runner up at the said primary election conducted by the 2nd defendant on the 21st of July, 2018, as the winner of the said primary election and thereby the candidate of the 2nd defendant for the purpose of the Osun State Governorship election held on the 22nd of September, 2018 in compliance with the Constitution of the 2nd defendant (PDP)) and its electoral guideline.”
Others are “determination of the court whether Adeleke should not have been disqualified from flying the flag of PDP on account of ineligibility, false information and submission of false documents he allegedly presented to INEC.
“An order of court directing the 3rd defendant (INEC) to strike out and/or delete the name of the 1st defendant (Adeleke) as the candidate presented to the 3rd defendant having not met the constitutional requirement for his qualification and eligibility to contest or participate as a governorship candidate in Osun state governorship election held on the 22nd of September, 2018.
“An order of perpetual injunction restraining the 1st Defendant (Adeleke) from parading himself or holding himself out in any manner or guise whatsoever as the nominated governorship candidate of the 2nd Defendant for the Osun State Governorship Election held on the 22nd of September, 2018.”
”An order of perpetual injunction restraining the 3rd Defendant (INEC) from dealing with or continuing to deal with or otherwise recognize the 1st Defendant as the validly nominated candidate of the 2nd Defendant (PDP) for the Osun State Governorship Election, 2018.
“The participation of Adeleke at, and his return as the winner of the governorship primary conducted by the PDP on the 21st of July, 2018 for the purpose of him being the candidate of the party and his subsequent participation in the governorship election of the 22nd of September, 2018 as the party’s candidate, was null and void because he presented false information to the electoral commission.”