Ademola Adeleke was first arrested in September 2018, a few days before the Osun governorship election in which he was the strongest People's Democratic Party candidate running against the ruling All Progressives Congress candidate Gboyega Oyetola. Although reasons for his rearrest remain sketchy, there are allegations that the senator wrote the West African Examinations Council exams with forged documents to beef up his credentials for the elections in Osun State, which he subsequently lost.
Police Arrest, Detain Ademola Adeleke
Guardian, 7 May 2019
The police yesterday arrested and detained the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in last year's gubernatorial election in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke over alleged… Read more »
Senator Ademola Adeleke (file photo)
APC Plotting to Force Adeleke to Surrender Osun Election 'Victory', Says PDP
Guardian, 6 May 2019
Opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday claimed that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) had plotted to force its candidate in the 2018 Osun governorship… Read more »
Alleged Certificate Forgery - Police Arrest Senator Adeleke Again
Premium Times, 6 May 2019
The police on Monday said they have arrested Ademola Adeleke, a Nigerian senator. The police said Mr Adeleke will be arraigned in court on Tuesday in Abuja. Read more »
The Osun State governance race was too close to call and ruled inconclusive - much to the consternation of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party whose candidate Ademola Adeleke ... Read more »
The Peoples Democratic Party says it will seek legal redress after the Independent National Electoral Commission said the race between their candidate Ademola Adeleke and All ... Read more »
An Abuja High Court has reportedly nullified Senator Ademola Adeleke's nomination as Peoples Democratic Party candidate in the 2018 governorship election over allegations of ... Read more »
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