#OsunDecides2018: Saraki, Dogara, Tambuwal Take Protest To INEC Office
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has not laid to rest its displeasure with the outcome of the governorship election in Osun State that its candidate, Ademola Adeleke, lost after the rerun.
To push their displeasure, the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara and Uche Secondus, National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), led a protest against the result of the Osun State governorship election.
Together they matched to the headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Abuja on Friday.
At the location, they demanded that the commission should declare the PDP candidate, Ademola Adeleke, the winner of the election.
Tables turned in the election after Adeleke's lead in the first leg of the election disappeared after the rerun.
INEC had declared the election inconclusive and and declared a rerun.
Gboyega Oyetola, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), was declared winner, with 255,505 votes while the runner-up and candidate of the PDP, Senator Ademola Adeleke, polled 255,023 votes.
Now, the PDP wants INEC to withdraw the return certificate it had handed to the Governor-elect and give it to their candidate.
The agent of the PDP had at the collation of the rerun election question why INEC was announcing results when issues raised before the election was declared inconclusive had not been treated.
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