- President Muhammadu Buhari urges the Osun governorship elect, Adegboyega Oyetola, to always remember that the electorate expects unreserved commitment to delivering results that directly impact their lives
- Buhari extols INEC for once again making the country proud in the successful conduct of the Osun governorship election
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Adegboyega Oyetola, the party’s governor-elect of Osun state for winning the state's governorship election which he described as keenly contested.
The senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity, Garba Shehu, in a series of tweets on Friday, September 28, said Buhari stated that by voting for the ruling party, the people of Osun state had shown that they are supporting his administration’s good governance agenda.
The president urged Oyetola to always remember that the electorate expects unreserved commitment to delivering results that directly impact their lives and families.
He commended the state and national campaign teams that worked to guarantee the victory of the APC at the polls.
Buhari also extolled the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for once again making the country proud, noting that the successful election in the state further strengthens the democratic culture in the country.
President Buhari commends the maturity, loyalty and courage of all contestants in putting in their best to be elected to serve the state, urging them to seek redress in court, where they disagree with the outcome."the statement partly read.
Read tweet by Garba Shehu below:
Legit.ng had earlier reported that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in the evening of Thursday, September 27, officially declared Adegboyega Isiaka Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the winner of the Osun governorship election.
The full result was finally declared after a supplementary election in four local government areas of the state where the exercise had been cancelled but later declared to be re-run.
The result was declared following a keenly contested election between him and Ademola Adeleke of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
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