Intrigues As Adeleke Meets Buhari, Reveals 1 Thing President Should Be Commended For
- The governor of Osun state, Ademola Adeleke, has visited President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa in Aso Rock
- Adeleke, who defeated the incumbent APC governor in July 2022 election in the state, commended Buhari for signing the electoral act
- The governor said Buhari's action paved way for a free and fair election in Osun where local and international observers have hailed the election
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FCT, Abuja - Ademola Adeleke, the governor of Osun state, has met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa in Abuja for the first time since he was sworn-in in November last year.
Following his meeting with the president, the governor said he had come to greet the president and appreciate his move to sign the electoral act, adding that it is what Buhari should be commended for because it enabled a free and fair election in Osun, Tribune reported.
Adeleke meets Buhari in Aso Rock
According to Adeleke, Buhari was looking healthy and nice, adding that the President's action pave way for his victory in the state.
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Adeleke, who was elected under the umbrella of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) disclosed how Nigerians and the international community had commended the conduct of the poll.
In the July election in Osun, Adeleke defeated the incumbent governor Gboyega Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress (APC), which is also Buhari's party.
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According to him, President Buhari was looking good when he met with the number one citizen of Nigeria.
“Since my election, I’ve felt like I should come and say hello to Mr. President and thank him for signing the Electoral Act because I must have benefited from it.
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“That paved way for free and fair elections. And all the International community are applauding Nigeria, saying that Nigeria is set for democracy.
“So, that’s why am here today, to see him and thank him and wish him well for the remaining time in office.”
Adeleke, 3 PDP governorship candidates absent as party kicks off campaign in Oyo
Legit.ng earlier reported that Ademola Adeleke, the governor of Osun state, was absent at the flag-off of the PDP campaign in Oyo state on Thursday, January 5.
The PDP governorship candidates in Ogun and Lagos, Oladipupo Adebutu and Olajide Adeniran were also missing at the campaign flag-off.
Recall that Governor Seyi Makinde and other G5 governors were absent at the inauguration of Adeleke in November 2022.