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Five Fact-Checks From The Just-Concluded Osun Election

  1.  It is Misleading to Say Oyetola Refurbished and Revitalised 332 PHCs in Osun

A Twitter user known as Giyale Miemene Paul (@Gyalep), claimed that Governor Oyetola refurbished and revitalised 332 PHCs in Osun. But this claim is MISLEADING! Click here to read more.

  1. Yusuf Lasun Did Not Withdraw To Side Adeleke

A WhatsApp message claimed that the candidate of the Labour Party, Lasun Yusuf, stepped down for the PDP candidate, Ademola Adeleke, during the election. This claim is FALSE, and you should click here to read more.

  1. The Election Was Not Declared Inconclusive

During the election, a Twitter user, FUTA BRO (@FutaBro), shared a video where it was announced that the Osun governorship election had been declared inconclusive. This claim is NOT TRUE! INEC concluded the election, announcing the results on Sunday the 17th of July. Click here to read more.

  1. Doctored Image Was Used to Suggest Oyetola Was Ready to Leave

A Twitter user Olumide_diamond (@OluwatobaAkind1), shared a Tik Tok video with the screenshot of breaking news announcing that Governor Oyetola said he was ‘ready to leave.’ This image was doctored and is not accurate. Click here to read more.

  1. Police Indeed Arrested Thugs With Guns and Charms During The Election

A Twitter user known as @iam_doctormayor shared a video claiming that the police intercepted thugs with locally made guns and charms at Ogbonarugbo Ward 8, Unit 7, Ilesa. This claim is TRUE! Click here to read more.

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