From my initial reading of d verdict of d Tribunal on Osun Gov Electn; it is now clear that some of our Judges are finally rising to d rigorous standard required of them. Unlike the public, Judges have to be technical & nuansed-THREAD
FINDING FOR PDP:
1. "There was substantial non-compliance with provisions of the law in 17 polling units".
As a result, the Tribunal deducted 2,029 votes from APC scores and 1,246 votes from PDP votes in 17 polling...
2. "The INEC officer who had announced the cancellation of results had no power to do so".
PDP proved to the satisfaction of the Tribunal that it was the State Returning Officer (SRO) who canceled the results in 7 Polling Units (PU), & that the Returning...
In INEC’s Regulations & Guidelines, Presiding Officers (PO) are in charge of PUs & empowered to make declarations relating to their units; not the SRO.
3. The rerun in the seven canceled units is hereby declared null and void and of no electoral effect.
FINDING AGAINST PDP:
1. The PDP failed to prove the allegation of over-voting.
They are able to appeal this if they choose.
"The petitioner (Mr Adeleke) having fulfilled the constitutional requirements and scored the majority lawful vote is declared winner and returned as governor".