You can’t suppress the truth - Osun governor Oyetola reacts to appeal court ruling

You can’t suppress the truth - Osun governor Oyetola reacts to appeal court ruling

- Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun says his victory at the appeal court shows there is a limit to falsehood and propaganda

- Oyetola thanks the people of Osun for supporting him though what he thinks is a needless period of political tribulation

- The governor seeks the support of the people to continue to move Osun state forward

Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun has officially reacted to his victory against Ademola Adeleke of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the Court of Appeal.

Oyetola said his victory at the Court of Appeal is proof that there is a limit to the extent to which falsehood and propaganda can be used to suppress the truth and will of the people.

In a statement signed by Adeniyi Adeshina, his spokesperson, Oyetola said in Osogbo, Osun state that the victory had validated the mandate the people of the state freely gave to him in September 2018.

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"You spoke with conviction; your voice and choice are clear to the world, and the judiciary, the last hope of the people and arbiter of the truth, has proved to the world that it is always on the side of justice.

“After months of uncertainty and waiting in judicial wilderness, truth has finally prevailed over falsehood and the voice of the majority has ultimately gained dominance over the phoney attempts to manipulate justice," he said.

The governor thanked the people of Osun for what he called their robust support and steadfastness throughout his periods of political travail and tribulation.

He said he was persuaded by their indisputable mandate and the sound judgment of the Court of Appeal that the road to ultimate victory is smooth and unshakable.

“My administration took off on a note of equitable and quality service delivery to the people of our dear state. That resolve is on course.

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"I urge you all to be peaceful and to go about your legitimate businesses as we revel in this well-deserved victory," he said while asking for the cooperation of all the citizens, partners, and friends of the state as Osun tries to sustain its progress.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Senator Ademola Adeleke said he had instructed his counsels to challenge the appeal court judgement which upheld Governor Gboyega Oyetola’s election at the Supreme Court.

Legit.ng reports that Adeleke, in a statement made available to newsmen in Osogbo on Thursday, May 9, said he received the appeal court judgement with dissatisfaction.

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