Court Arraigned Osun PDP Governorship Candidate Ademola Adeleke for impersonation
Nigeria Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate of the last September 22 election in Osun State, Ademola Adeleke was arraigned for impersonation.
He was arraigned on Wednesday October 29 at a Federal High Court in Abuja on a four-count charge for alleged examination malpractice.
He was Mr Adeleke was arraigned by the police for presenting himself as a waec student of Ojo-aron community grammar school in his state in 2017.
He said is political witch hunt.’
He was brought to court with four other accused, including the school principal by the Nigerian police on Wednesday.
Mr Adeleke was however granted bail on self-recognizance by Justice I E, Ekwo.
The court ordered him to deposit his international passport with the registrar.
Mr Adeleke was also asked to sign a bond stating that he will always be present at his trial.
Mr Adeleke narrowly lost to the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Gboyega Oyetola, in the governorship election. He is however, challenging the result at the election tribunal where he is asking to be declared the governor elect.