Tribunal Judgment: Tight Security At High Court, Olaiya, Lameco Others

Osogbo, capital of Osun State and particularly High Court premises on Friday witnessed Heavy presence of security personnel in strategic locations as the Osun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal delivers judgement today.

Premises of the court were manned by combined personnel of the Police Command, Department of State Security, DSS, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC.

Judicial workers in the court had a difficult time accessing the court as security personnel insisted on thorough screening of visitors into the premises.

Also, security personnel were stationed at the Tinubu-Shettima campaign office, APC secretariat, Imole House and other strategic locations including the Oke-Fia roundabout, Lamenco and Olaiya junctions.

Both APC and PDP supporters were not allowed free entry as they usually had while those that were allowed access to court were seriously searched.

Former Governor Adegboyega Oyetola challenged the outcome of the July 16 governorship election in the state which produced Senator Ademola Adeleke as the Governor.

Parties in the disputed poll addressed and adopted their final written addresses before the court on January 13 after calling witnesses and tendering exhibits during the trial.

Justice Tertse Kume is the leader of the three man panel

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