ABUJA-The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Thursday, lauded the judgment of the Court of Appeal which ruled that its Osun State governorship candidate, Senate Ademola Adeleke, was constitutionally qualified to contest the governorship election. Adeleke The PDP described the judgment as a triumph of justice and the will of the people of Osun state over what it called oppressive forces. A statement signed by the party’s spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan read: “The PDP notes that the ruling of the Court of Appeal has finally put to rest all contentions about the educational qualification of Senator Adeleke and renders all such cases in lower courts incompetent. Anambra Central: SDP candidate urged to drop petition against Ekwunife(Opens in a new browser tab) “The party says that in ruling that the FCT High Court was wrong in nullifying Senator Adeleke’s candidacy ‘when the evidence before the court proved that Adeleke had met all the constitutional requirements,” for the election, the Appeal Court has affirmed justice and restored the verdict of the Osun people on the eligibility of our candidate to stand for election. Oyetola’s victory: Group lauds appeal court’s judgment(Opens in a new browser tab) “Moreover, the findings of the Appeal Court that the FCT High Court lacked powers to entertain the matter, since the issues therein are related to what transpired in Osun State, serves as a lesson to desperate politicians engaging in abuse of court processes.

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