A Federal High Court sitting in Osogbo, Osun State on Friday has declared the local government election held on October 15, 2022 as illegal, unconstitutional, null and void.
Justice Nathaniel Emmanuel Ayoola sacked all the chairmen and councillors elected into the local governments across the state.
He held that the election conducted by the Osun State Independent Electoral Commission (OSIEC), was in contravention of Section 29 & 32 of the Electoral Act, 2022.
Recall that the Peoples Democratic Party had approached the court asking it to stop OSIEC from going ahead with the planned polls
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