Osun state Governor-elect, Senator Ademola Adeleke has described the Supreme Court judgement over Prince Dotun Babayemi, a decisive judicial victory, dedicating the victory to God and the people of Osun state.
In statement by his Spokesperson, Mallam Olawale Rasheed, the Governor-Elect said the outcome of the case was the manifestation of the strong hand of God in his governorship project.
Senator Adeleke who described the lord judges as agents of truth and justice said his faith in the judiciary has always been strong despite the 2018 incident just as he acknowledged the newly rebranded judiciary as an harbinger of fairness and equity.
“As I noted in my statement yesterday, this project is divine and is here to stay. Our people voted for light and we must all defend and sustain that mandate built on our five point agenda for good governance”, Senator Adeleke noted.
He called on Governor Gboyega Oyetola to start compilation of his handing over notes, declaring “the people’s mandate remains sacrosanct”
Similarly, Osun state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has praised the judiciary for living up to its expectation as the house of justice even as the party emphatically reaffirmed that Prince Dotun Babayemi stand expelled from the PDP.
The Supreme Court has affirmed the nomination of as PDP candidate during Osun 2022 governorship election. Supreme Court in a ruling on Thursday dismissed case filed by Dotun Babayemi, affirming that Adeleke was validly elected at PDP primary election.
In a victory statement signed by its State Caretaker Chairman, Dr Adekunle Akindele, the party recalled its earlier statement that the Nigerian judiciary is a newly remodelled one which is addicted to due process in compliance with the law and its precedents, urging party supporters to remain calm.
The party Chairman who described today as another landmark for Osun people commended the lord justices of the Supreme Court repeated that the court is no longer a ground for frivolity and diversionary cases, hailing the apex court for reinforcing the integrity of the court.