- Davido and his uncle could not contain their happiness immediately after Ademola Adeleke was announced as the winner of the Osun state election by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC
- The two Adelekes were spotted shedding tears of joy and hugging each other in their excitement
- Close family members and friends, including PDP party stalwarts, all gathered in the Adelekes' home to witness the history-making moment
It was a happy moment in the Adeleke family the moment Ademola Adeleke, the flagbearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), was announced the winner of the Osun election held on Saturday, July 16.
Top politicians like former Senate President Bukola Saraki, Edo state governor Godwin Obaseki, and the Adeleke family members led by Davido's father, Adedeji Adeleke, gathered in their private situation room to monitor the result of the election.
As soon as Ademola was named the winner, his first action was to prostrate before his elder brother, who had stood by him all the way in his bid to be the governor of their home state.
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Ademola Adeleke, Davido shed tears of joy
The Adeleke family has shown the world that they are a closely knitted family with the way they came together to support one of their own.
Standing up from appreciating his elder brother for supporting his election bid, Ademola Adeleke shed tears of joy while hugging other family members and politicians in the situation room.
Also crying for joy was sensational star singer Davido who lost his voice during the last-minute electioneering campaign, sensitizing the citizens on why they have to vote for his uncle.
Despite losing his voice, he could still be heard shouting 'Imole' meaning light which is the political slogan of his uncle.
Both Davido and Ademola gave themselves a big teddy bear hug to celebrate their victory
Nigerians celebrities react to Davido's uncle, Ademola Adeleke, winning Osun election
"It’s how united this family was all through for me . Omooooooo, congratulations to them . As a family oriented individual, I can tell u their unity played a major role."
"Congratulations to @aadeleke_01 DELAY IS NOT DENIAL. Family is everything. Stolen Mandate has been returned by Fire. #ImoleDe"
"Congratulations they fought hard well deserved. Pls make the people proud with better governance."
"Omo this is emotional. Davido dad has been the one behind him ooo for long financially but no noise about it. He was robbed 4 years ago but now he still proved himself. Not easy to unseat seating governor ooo. Congratulations"
"The way @davido goes all out for family & friends is a commendable act and worthy of emulation.Very supportive!"
Davido Alerts Supporters, Sends Urgent Information
In a post shared on Twitter, the singer claimed that information coming in across Osun state showed that PDP was being favoured.
He called on voters in the state to be vigilant, warning that what happened four years ago should not repeat itself.