The forensic file used to be additionally admitted as show off by way of the tribunal after Mr Oduntan used to be crossed-tested by way of the petitioners’ suggest.

A forensic knowledgeable, Samuel Oduntan, on Thursday, seemed prior to the Osun Election Petitions Tribunal in defence of the forensic file performed on some election fabrics/BVAS machines used within the July 16 governorship election within the state.

The forensic file used to be additionally admitted as show off by way of the tribunal after Mr Oduntan used to be crossed-tested by way of the petitioners’ suggest, Akin Olujimi (SAN).

Mr Oduntan advised the courtroom that the file used to be arrived at after a forensic audit of a few election fabrics within the governorship election.

He mentioned the respondent (Governor Adeleke) had additionally recommended him to hold out a bodily inspection in addition to a virtual forensic exam at the BVAS machines used for the election.

He mentioned it used to be additionally in pursuant to the Order of the Tribunal on 2 September directing INEC to permit the second Respondent to check out all of the electoral fabrics used within the election.

“The 2nd Respondent instructed me to carry out physical inspection as well as digital forensic examination on the BVAS machine devices used for the election,” he mentioned.

Mr Oduntan mentioned his observations have been reached in consonance with the worldwide very best practices required of a statistician/ forensic examiner in achieving the observations and discoveries made therein.

“I tested BVAS machines received from INEC, CTC of Forms EC8A, EC8B, EC8C & EC8D. I additionally tested CTC of Forms EC40G, INEC Osun State Directory of Polling Units, 2022; BVAS Authentication Report and BVAS Machines.