- Femi Fani-Kayode has congratulated Senator Adeleke on his victory
- Adeleke was declared winner of Osun state governorship poll by the election tribunal
- Reacting, the ex-aviation minister described Adeleke's victory as victory for Osun state
Former minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has congratulated Senator Ademola Adeleke on his victory at the Osun election tribunal on Friday, March 22, 2019.
Legit.ng had reported that Adeleke, the candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2018 Osun gubernatorial election, was declared the authentic winner following the verdict by Justice Peter Obiora-led tribunal panel.
In a subsequent reaction on his Facebook page, the former minister said he was ''overjoyed and overwhelmed'' by the senator's victory.
Calling Adeleke ''governor-elect,'' the minster described the development as a victory for his party, PDP, and Osun state.
He said: "Congratulations to Governor-elect Demola Adeleke and the Osun state PDP on a great victory at the election tribunal.
"We have done it! My state, Osun state has finally gone PDP. I am overjoyed and overwhelmed. Praise the Lord! To Him alone be the glory!"
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that it was a big win for Senator Ademola Adeleke, the PDP's governorship candidate in Osun state, as he won the tribunal case challenging his All Progressives Congress (APC)'s opponent, Gboyega Oyetola.
Nigerians, among which were Governor Wike of Rivers state, Atiku Abubakar, Peter Obi, and Davido took to twitter to congratulate and rejoice with him on his victory.
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