Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode has congratulated Adegboyega Oyetola, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) within the Osun State governorship election for rising the winner of the keenly contested election.
In a press release issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Habib Aruna, governor Ambode stated it was a well-deserved victory. Based on him, the people of Osun made a option to vote for continuity and expertise, which he believes Oyetola represents. He congratulated the APC for yet one more victory, saying it was a affirmation that the people nonetheless have confidence within the programme and insurance policies of the social gathering not solely in Osun but additionally throughout the nation.
Moreover, he recommended the people of Osun State for comporting themselves throughout the train, noting that regardless of the inconclusive election on September 22, voters defied the heavy downpour to return out en masse to train their franchise throughout the supplementary election.
“The election has been deservedly gained. The nice people of Osun have chosen high quality continuity over uncertainty. I have little doubt in my thoughts that the Governor-elect will carry his wealth of expertise to bear and proceed with the nice works of Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, name for unity and take Osun to better heights,” Governor Ambode stated.
He additionally urged these aggrieved by the consequence to channel their grievances to the suitable quarters slightly than resort to self-help. The Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC) declared Oyetola the winner after Thursday’s supplementary election which happened in seven wards. He polled a complete of 255,505 votes to defeat his closest rival and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Occasion (PDP), Senator Ademola Adeleke, who scored 255,023 votes.